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Caravonica
CairnsQueensland
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Caravonica and the suburbs to the south east
Caravonica is located in Queensland
Caravonica
Caravonica
Coordinates 16°51′43″S 145°40′58″E / 16.8619°S 145.6827°E / -16.8619; 145.6827 (Caravonica (centre of suburb))
Population 1,989 (2016 census)
 • Density 432/km2 (1,120/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4878
Area 4.6 km2 (1.8 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Cairns Region
State electorate(s) Barron River
Federal Division(s) Leichhardt
Suburbs around Caravonica:
Barron Gorge Macalister Range Smithfield
Barron Gorge Caravonica Barron
Kamerunga Kamerunga Kamerunga

Caravonica is a suburb of Cairns in the Cairns Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Caravonica had a population of 1,989 people.

Caranovica is approximately 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) from the Cairns city centre.

Geography

Caravonica lies in the foothills of the Queensland tropical rain forests. The actual village itself is 1.2 kilometres (0.75 mi) in length from its most northern point to its most southern point. The boundary of the suburb can be found as far north as the Tjapukai Aboriginal Culture Park and the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway's southern terminal is known as the Caravonica Terminal. The southern border aligns with the Barron River.

History

Caravonica was part of the Shire of Mulgrave and then the City of Cairns local government areas. Caravonica State School was established in 1927.

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