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About Cairns

Cairns is a city in Queensland, Australia, on the tropical north east coast of Far North Queensland. The population as of the 2021 census was 169,312, having grown on average 1.02% annually over the preceding five years. The city is the 5th-most-populous in Queensland, and 15th in Australia.

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