Gympie

Gympie ( /ˈɡɪmpi/) is a regional town in the Wide Bay-Burnett region of Queensland, Australia. It is about 160 kilometres (100 mi) north of the state capital, Brisbane. The city lies on the Mary River which has periodically caused flooding in the town. Gympie is the administrative centre for the Gympie Region area. At the 2011 census, Gympie had a population of 18,602.

Gympie is famous for its gold field. It contains a number of historic buildings registered on the Queensland Heritage Register.

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Notable People From Gympie
... Harry, of whom's final resting place is Gympie, Gilbert was one of only nine members of the A.I.F ... He is buried in an unmarked grave in the Gympie Anglican Cemetery ...