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Toowoomba

(təwo͞om`bə), city and region (2016 pop. 160,779), Queensland, E Australia, in the Eastern Highlands, at the edge of the Darling Downs, c.2000 ft (610 m) above sea level. The city is an agricultural market center with food-processing and farm-machinery industries in addition to engineering and brewing. It is also a summer resort. The city, which was established as a municipality in 1860, was merged with several shires to form the region of Toowoomba in 2008.

Toowoomba

 

a city in Australia, in Queensland. Population, 61,000 (1973). Toowoomba, a railroad junction, is the trade center of an agricultural region in which the main activities are the raising of sheep and dairy cattle, fruit growing, and the growing of wheat. Industries include food processing and metalworking.

Toowoomba

a city in E Australia, in SE Queensland: agricultural and industrial centre. Pop.: 89 338 (2001)
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