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Argoon in the region of Queensland is a place in Australia - some 766 mi (or 1,233 km) North of Canberra, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Argoon is now 10:04 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Australia / Brisbane" with an UTC offset of 10 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Goovigen or Brisbane. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Jambin, Callide and Argoon. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Interesting facts about this location

Jambin, Queensland

Jambin is a town in the Banana Shire, Central Queensland, Australia. The novel "Dust" by Christine Bongers is set around the town of Jambin. In the novel the main character's family, the Vanderbomms, attend church at Jambin.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -24.25, 150.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Central Queensland, Towns in Queensland

Shire of Banana

The Shire of Banana is a local government area located in the Capricorn region of Queensland, Australia, inland from the regional city of Gladstone. The shire was named after the burial site of a huge dun coloured bullock named 'Banana'. The council sits in the town of Biloela, which is the largest town in the Shire. Major industries in the shire include coal mining, beef production, power generation, dryland cropping and irrigation cropping such as lucerne and cotton.

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Located at -24.25, 150.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:1879 establishments in Australia, Central Queensland, Local Government Areas of Queensland

Goovigen, Queensland

Goovigen is a town in central Queensland, Australia. It is in the Banana Shire local government area, 660 kilometres north west of the state capital, Brisbane. At the 2006 census, Goovigen and the surrounding area had a population of 287. Goovigen was originally established as a supply depot for the railways and was named for the local Aboriginal word for box tree, a species of Eucalyptus. The town now supports the surrounding agricultural district mainly producing cotton, cattle and grain.

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Located at -24.25, 150.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:Australian Aboriginal placenames, Central Queensland, Towns in Queensland

Biloela

Biloela is a rural town in Central Queensland, Australia. It is situated 120 kilometres inland from the port city of Gladstone at the junction of the Burnett and Dawson highways. At the 2011 census, Biloela had a population of 5,808. Biloela is the administrative centre for the Banana Shire, which has an area of 15,729 square kilometres .

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Located at -24.25, 150.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:1924 establishments in Australia, Central Queensland, Populated places established in 1924, Towns in Queensland

Callide Dam

The Callide Dam was constructed in 1965 to supply water for a nearby power station in Biloela in the state of Queensland, Australia. Callide Dam holds 136,300 megalitres at an average depth of 10.5 metres and a surface area of 1,240 hectares at full capacity. The dam supplies water to the Callide Power Station. SunWater, the water supply and services company, has undertaken a multi-station upgrade program to ensure highest levels of safety for dams of their responsibility.

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Located at -24.25, 150.43 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
Tags:Central Queensland, Dams completed in 1965, Lakes of Queensland, Reservoirs and dams in Australia