Frequently asked questions about Brisbane, QLD

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Where is Brisbane?

Brisbane is in the southeast of Queensland which is in the east of Australia.

What is the latitude and longitude of Brisbane?

Brisbane is at a latitude of -27.47101 decimal degrees and a longitude of 153.02429 decimal degrees (GDA94 datum, which is for many practical purposes equivalent to WGS84). Latitude and longitude coordinates may be represented in a variety of different numeric formats:

FormatLatitudeLongitude
Decimal-27.47101153.02429
D MM' SS"27 28' 16" S153 01' 27" E
D MM.MMM'27 28.261' S153 01.457' E

What is the elevation/altitude/height above sea level of Brisbane?

Brisbane is at an elevation/altitude/height above sea level of 28.4 m above sea level.

What is the population of Brisbane?

Brisbane has a population of about about 1.5 million (based on the 2001 census).

What is the nearest city, town or village to Brisbane?

The nearest town to Brisbane is Bellbowrie about 17.1 km away. Bellbowrie has a population of about around 4,400 (based on the 2001 census). Click here for a map showing Brisbane and Bellbowrie.

What is the nearest more populous place to Brisbane?

The nearest more populous place is the metropolis of Sydney which is 730km away with a population of about 3.5 million (show me a map with Brisbane and Sydney).

What is the annual rainfall of Brisbane?

The annual rainfall of Brisbane is about 1113 mm.

What is the most rain Brisbane has ever received in a day?

The most rain received by Brisbane in a day was 344 mm. The most rain received by Brisbane in a April day was around 163 mm.

In what local government area (LGA) is Brisbane?

Brisbane is in the local government area of 'Brisbane'. The 'Brisbane' local government area is classified as a 'City'.

If you're interested in Cities, Towns and Villages then you may also be interested in Suburbs/Regional Areas.

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Picture relating to Mount Chalmers - titled 'Dam under construction at Mount Chalmers, 1909'Mount Chalmers Picture relating to Chermside - titled 'Staff pose in front of a grocery store at Chermside, Brisbane, ca. 1925'Chermside Picture relating to Yarralumla - titled 'Flowering peach trees in bloom, Yarralumla Nursery.'Yarralumla Picture relating to Lawn Hill - titled 'Garden at Lawn Hill Station, ca. 1933'Lawn Hill

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