Mount Isa

city in Queensland, Australia

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]

Mount Isa
Mount Isa
Mount Isa is located in Queensland
Mount Isa
Mount Isa
Coordinates20°44′0″S 139°30′0″E / 20.73333°S 139.50000°E / -20.73333; 139.50000
Population21,998 (2016)
 • Density350.29/km2 (907.2/sq mi)
Elevation356 m (1,168 ft)
Area62.8 km2 (24.2 sq mi)[1] (2011 urban)
Time zoneAEST (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

References change

  1. "2011 Census Community Profiles: Mount Isa". ABS Census. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Archived from the original on 10 May 2017. 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[permanent dead link]
  4. "Mount Isa". 2012. Retrieved 14 June 2012.