South East Queensland

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South East Queensland
Regions of Queensland with South East Queensland in the bottom right hand corner of the state
Population3,800,000 (2020)[1][2]
 • Density107.8/km2 (279/sq mi)
Area35,248 km2 (13,609.3 sq mi)
LGA(s)City of Brisbane, City of Gold Coast, Somerset Region, Sunshine Coast Region, City of Moreton Bay, Redland City, Logan City, Shire of Noosa, Scenic Rim Region, City of Ipswich, Lockyer Valley Region, Toowoomba Region
Localities around South East Queensland:
Darling Downs Wide Bay–Burnett South Pacific Ocean
Darling Downs South East Queensland South Pacific Ocean
Darling Downs New South Wales North Coast South Pacific Ocean

South East Queensland (SEQ) is a conurbation and region in the Australian state of Queensland, located in the southeastern corner of the state.

The region can be defined in many different ways, but it always includes the three largest cities in the state: Brisbane, the Gold Coast and the Sunshine Coast, as well as the city of Ipswich. It is the third-largest metropolitan area in Australia after Greater Sydney and Greater Melbourne.

Cities[change | change source]

In a very broad definition of South East Queensland, it can include the following cities:

It also can include nearby towns, such as Beaudesert and Esk.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Population Estimates by Local Government Area, 2019 to 2020". Australian Bureau of Statistics. 2021-03-01. Retrieved 2021-04-05.
  2. "Our region at a glance".