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Big Pumpkin at Gumlu, 2015
Population 181 (2016 census)
 • Density 0.4358/km2 (1.129/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4805
Area 415.3 km2 (160.3 sq mi)
LGA(s) Whitsunday Region
State electorate(s) Burdekin
Federal Division(s) Dawson
Localities around Gumlu:
Wangaratta Wunjunga Coral Sea
Rangemore Gumlu Guthalungra
Bogie Bogie Guthalungra

Gumlu is a town and coastal locality in the Whitsunday Region, Queensland, Australia.


Gumlu is a major region for growing of winter vegetables from April/May through to November with mangoes being harvested in the summer months. To celebrate their horticultural focus, a "Big Pumpkin" and a "Big Watermelon" have been constructed in a public rest area beside the Bruce Highway in the town.

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