Place:Quilpie, Queensland, Australia

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NameQuilpie
Alt namesQuilpie Shiresource: Wikipedia
TypeTown
Coordinates26.583°S 144.233°E
Located inQueensland, Australia
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Quilpie is a town situated in the Channel Country of South West Queensland, Australia. The town is the administrative centre of the Quilpie Shire local government area. At the 2006 census, Quilpie had a population of 560.

The economy of the area is based on the grazing and mining industries. The area has one of the largest deposits of boulder opal in the world, and also has extensive deposits of gas and oil.

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