Place:Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia

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NameCoffs Harbour
TypeCity
Coordinates30.3°S 153.133°E
Located inNew South Wales, Australia
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Coffs Harbour, in Australia, is a coastal city located on the north coast of New South Wales about north of Sydney, and south of Brisbane. Its population was 45,580 in 2011 with the greater region having a population of 70,990 in 2012.

According to the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Coffs Harbour has the most liveable climate in Australia, and it is nestled between a high mountain backdrop and dozens of beaches. Coffs Harbour's economy was once based mainly on bananas, now being superseded by blueberries as well as tourism and fishing.

The city has a campus of Southern Cross University, a public and a private hospital, several radio stations, and three major shopping centres. Coffs Harbour is near numerous National Parks, including a Marine National Park. There are regular passenger flights each day to Sydney, Brisbane, and Melbourne departing from Coffs Harbour Airport. Coffs Harbour is also accessible by road, by NSW TrainLink trains, and by regular bus services.

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