Mount Isa, Queensland

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Mount Isa
Panorama of Mount Isa, Queensland.jpg
Mount Isa
Mount Isa is located in Queensland
Mount Isa
Mount Isa
Coordinates 20°44′0″S 139°30′0″E / 20.73333°S 139.50000°E / -20.73333; 139.50000Coordinates: 20°44′0″S 139°30′0″E / 20.73333°S 139.50000°E / -20.73333; 139.50000
Population 21,998 (2016)
 • Density 350.29/km2 (907.2/sq mi)
Established 1923
Postcode(s) 4825
Elevation 356 m (1,168 ft)
Area 62.8 km2 (24.2 sq mi)[1] (2011 urban)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
LGA(s) City of Mount Isa
State electorate(s) Traeger
Federal Division(s) Kennedy
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
31.9 °C
89 °F
17.3 °C
63 °F
461.8 mm
18.2 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.[2] and 31,000[3] 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.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "2011 Census Community Profiles: Mount Isa". ABS Census. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 15 September 2016. 
  2. Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Mount Isa (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 21 January 2012. 
  3. ABS Census 2006 QLD North West Statistical Division
  4. "Mount Isa". 2012. Retrieved 14 June 2012.