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Sunshine CoastQueensland
Population 791 (2011 census)
 • Density 4.318/km2 (11.18/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4565
Area 183.2 km2 (70.7 sq mi)
Location 25 km (16 mi) NW of Noosa Heads
LGA(s) Shire of Noosa
State electorate(s) Gympie
Federal Division(s) Wide Bay
Suburbs around Cootharaba:
Kin Kin Como Como
Kin Kin Cootharaba Boreen Point
Noosa North Shore
Pinbarren Ringtail Creek
Ringtail Creek

Cootharaba is a suburb of Noosa, Queensland, Australia. It is within the local government area of Shire of Noosa (between 2008 and 2013 it was within Sunshine Coast Region). At the 2011 Australian Census Cootharaba and surrounding suburbs recorded a population of 791.


Lake Cootharaba forms part of the south-eastern boundary of Cootharaba.

A section of Tewantin National Park has been established in the southwest of Cootharaba.


It is named after the Aboriginal name for the lake, which referred to the place where wood could be found for making notched or studded clubs.

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