Encyclopedia > Rockhampton

  Article Content


Rockhampton (pop. approx 67,000) is an inland city bisected by the Fitzroy river located in the central Queensland region of Australia. It is a service centre for the region's main products; coal and beef. Indeed, Rockhampton claims the title of the "Australia's Beef Capital". The future of the nearby magnesium processing/manufacturing (AMC) plant at Stanwell is in doubt.

It has a number of notable historic buildings such as the (disused) Customs House in Quay Street and the (disused) Post Office in East Street.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
Sanskrit language

... invaders). But it is clear that the language of the Vedas is distinct from that of the Indus Valley. To date the script on the seals of the Indus Valley civilisation have ...

This page was created in 38.9 ms