Mackay, Queensland

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Mackay from air1.jpg
City of Mackay viewed from the air.
Mackay is located in Queensland
Coordinates21°08′28″S 149°11′10″E / 21.14111°S 149.18611°E / -21.14111; 149.18611Coordinates: 21°08′28″S 149°11′10″E / 21.14111°S 149.18611°E / -21.14111; 149.18611
Population85,455 (2015)[1]
 • Density410.45/km2 (1,063.1/sq mi)
Elevation11.0 m (36 ft)
Area208.2 km2 (80.4 sq mi)[2] (2011 urban)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10)
LGA(s)Mackay Region
State electorate(s)
Federal Division(s)Dawson
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
27.1 °C
81 °F
17.8 °C
64 °F
1,606.9 mm
63.3 in
Localities around Mackay:
Mount Pleasant North Mackay Cremorne
West Mackay Mackay East Mackay
West Mackay South Mackay East Mackay

Mackay is a city in Queensland, Australia. It is about 970 kilometres (603 mi) north of Brisbane, on the Pioneer River.

References[change | change source]

  1. "3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2014-15: Population Estimates by Significant Urban Area, 2005 to 2015". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Australian Bureau of Statistics. 30 March 2016. Retrieved 12 September 2016. Estimated resident population, 30 June 2015.
  2. "2011 Census Community Profiles: Mackay". ABS Census. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 September 2016.