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Alva
Queensland
Population 279 (2016 census)
 • Density 2.259/km2 (5.85/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4807
Area 123.5 km2 (47.7 sq mi)
LGA(s) Shire of Burdekin
State electorate(s) Burdekin
Federal Division(s) Dawson
Localities around Alva:
Coral Sea Coral Sea Coral Sea
Colevale Alva Coral Sea
Brandon Ayr Airdmillan

Alva is a coastal town and a locality in the Shire of Burdekin, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Alva had a population of 279 people.

Geography

The northern part of Alva is a peninsula extending into the Coral Sea. The peninsula and north-western part of the locality are within the Bowling Green Bay National Park.

History

Alva was first surveyed as a town in 1926.

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