Mount Isa, Queensland

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Mount Isa
Panorama of Mount Isa, Queensland.jpg
Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia
Mount Isa is located in Queensland
Mount Isa
Mount Isa
Population: 18,857
Established: 1923
Postcode: 4825
Coordinates: 20°44′S 139°30′E / 20.733°S 139.500°E / -20.733; 139.500Coordinates: 20°44′S 139°30′E / 20.733°S 139.500°E / -20.733; 139.500
Elevation: 356 m (1,168 ft)
Time zone: AEST (UTC+10)
LGA: City of Mount Isa
Mean Max Temp Mean Min Temp Annual Rainfall
31.8 °C
89 °F
17.3 °C
63 °F
454.3 mm
17.9 in

Mount Isa is a city in the north west region of Queensland, Australia. In June 2006 there 18,857 people living in the city.[1] and 31,000[2] in the region. Mount Isa began in the 1920s as a mining town. Mount Isa Mines (MIM) is one of the most productive mines in the world, producing lead, silver, copper, and zinc.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Mount Isa (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 21 January 2012. 
  2. ABS Census 2006 QLD North West Statistical Division
  3. "Mount Isa". 2012. Retrieved 14 June 2012.