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Cairns,

city and region (2016 pop. 156,901), Queensland, NE Australia, on Trinity Bay. It is a principal sugar port of Australia; lumber and other agricultural products are also exported. The city's proximity to the Great Barrier Reef has made it a tourist center. In 1994 the state amalgamated the city with Mulgrave Shire and the tip of Douglas Shire to create one of three new "super cities."
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Cairns

 

a city in Australia, in northeast Queensland. A port on Trinity Bay of the Coral Sea, Pacific Ocean. Population, 28,300 (1970). Sugar and bottled tropical juices are produced, and there is a wood-products industry. Cairns is a tourist attraction. Good turnovers of the port was 925,700 tons in 1967–68; sugar, raw-mineral materials, fruits, juices, and wood are exported.

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Cairns

a port in NE Australia, in Queensland. Pop.: 98 981 (2001)
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