Queensland
Suburbs of Queensland
Queensland
  • Queensland "The Sunshine state of Australia"

    Queens Land is the Australia's second largest state in terms of area subsequent to Western Australia. The state's area is seven times the area of Great Britain. The state is named in honor of Queen Victoria, who is a Britain Queen. It is also the third most populous state followed by New South Wales and Victoria. The state of 4.8 million people is bordered by Northern territory to the west, New South Wales state to the south, South Australia state to the southwest along with coral and pacific sea to the east. The state's economy is subjugated by the agricultural, tourist and natural resource sectors. Brisbane, the state capital is the third largest city and it is also known as the biologically diverse capital of Australia. The residents of this state are often called as "Queenslanders".

    Climate Conditions

    The state is also called as the "Sunshine State" of Australia. The reason behind this the state experiences a warm or hot weather throughout the year.

    Summer

    The temperature typically hovers around 20-30 degrees Celsius and the state brings some thunderstorms and sporadic floods. The season lasts from the month between December and January.

    Winter

    During this season, the temperature drops between 11- 20 degrees Celsius providing a breezy atmosphere. During nighttime, the temperature may probably drop below 8 degrees Celsius coursing jackets to wear. The state brings some moderate down pours which prevails from June to August.

    Tourist attractions

    Brisbane

    Tourists flock into this Sunshine city to feel some astonishing experience. Some of them are as follows,
    • Riding the CityCat to get around this city will provide the most picturesque and joyful experience.
    • Story Bridge Adventure Climb which was constructed in the early 20th century. This bridge is above 80 metres from the river offers the best views of the city.
    • Moreton Island is the perfect day trip to the visitors and it is the third largest sand Island across the globe.

    Lamington National Park

    The state’s most renowned national parks encompass breath taking waterfalls, picturesque sceneries and varieties of bird species. Along the 150km walking trails, one can experience the place like heaven.

    Great Barrier reef

    The earth’s largest living structure is noted as one of the natural wonders. Diverse marine life in this place allures many scuba divers and sea lovers across the globe. About 1600 different species of fish exist as well as sharks, dolphins, turtles, giant clams, and corals.

    Economy and Industries

    The leading industries in Queensland are Healthcare, Trade and Manufacturing. The employment rate in health care rose by 8% per year in the past decade and it is consistent in the trade industry. Despite there are other industries which acts a backbone for the country’s development includes oil refineries, textile mills, automotive and telecommunications plants, and railroads.

    Some interesting facts about Queensland

    Tourism and health are the leading industry in the state. The state is also known for the oldest dinosaur footprints. The World’s largest sand Island exist in Queensland and also ranked in the world’s best heritage sites. Nearly 35% of Queensland settlers were from European nation during the 19th century.