Gold Coast, Queensland
Population: 406,619 *
Dialing Code: 07 (+61 7 from overseas)
Time Zone: AEST - Australian Eastern Standard Time (UTC+10)
Current Time: 19/05/2013 04:51:06 am
* Source for population data: 2001 census figures
The Gold Coast in south-eastern Queensland is approximately 60km long and boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in the area. Home of the famous "Surfer's Paradise" hotel in the 1920s and 30s which brought tourism to the area initially, the Gold Coast is now dominated by high rise accommodation.
The Gold Coast has an impressive list of twin cities in ten different countries.