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Poona
Queensland
Population 481 (2016 census locality)
 • Density 130.0/km2 (337/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4650
Area 3.7 km2 (1.4 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Fraser Coast Region
State electorate(s) Maryborough
Federal Division(s) Wide Bay
Localities around Poona:
Tuan Forest Tuan Forest Great Sandy Strait
Tuan Forest Poona Great Sandy Strait
Tuan Forest Great Sandy Strait Great Sandy Strait

Poona is a coastal town and locality in the Fraser Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census the locality of Poona had a population of 481 people.

History

The town's name is derived from Poona Creek (25°43′33″S 152°54′42″E / 25.7259°S 152.9118°E / -25.7259; 152.9118 (Poona Creek)) and Poona Point (25°42′37″S 152°55′20″E / 25.7103°S 152.9221°E / -25.7103; 152.9221 (Poona Point)).

In the 2016 census the locality of Poona had a population of 481 people.

Education

There are no schools in Poona. The nearest primary school is Granville State School in Granville, Maryborough, to the north-west. The nearest secondary school is Maryborough State High School in Maryborough to the north-west.

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