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Cairns City
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Cairns City, 2005
Population 2,180 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 4870
Location 1,391 km (864 mi) north-west of Brisbane
LGA(s) Cairns Region
State electorate(s) Cairns
Federal Division(s) Leichhardt
Suburbs around Cairns City:
Cairns North Cairns North Coral Sea
Parramatta Park Cairns City East Trinity
Parramatta Park Portsmith East Trinity

Cairns City is the suburb at the centre of Cairns in the local government area of Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia. It can also be referred to as the Cairns Central Business District (CBD). In the 2011 census, the population of Cairns City was 2,180 people.


The name Cairns honours William Cairns, the Governor of Queensland from 1875 1877.

Coordinates: 16°55′23″S 145°46′23″E / 16.92306°S 145.77306°E / -16.92306; 145.77306

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