Dulong, Queensland

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Dulong is located in Queensland
Coordinates26°38′24″S 152°53′34″E / 26.64°S 152.8927°E / -26.64; 152.8927Coordinates: 26°38′24″S 152°53′34″E / 26.64°S 152.8927°E / -26.64; 152.8927
Population564 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density50.36/km2 (130.4/sq mi)
Area11.2 km2 (4.3 sq mi)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s)Sunshine Coast Region
State electorate(s)Nicklin
Federal Division(s)Fairfax
Suburbs around Dulong:
Mapleton Kureelpa Perwillowen
Mapleton Dulong Towen Mountain
Flaxton Hunchy West Woombye

Dulong is a rural locality in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia.[2] In the 2016 census, Dulong had a population of 564 people.[1]


The name Dulong is believed to be an Aboriginal word meaning mud or wet clay.[2]

Dulong Provisional School opened on 8 July 1895, becoming Dulong State School on 1 January 1909. It closed due to local attendances in 1929 but reopened in 1930. It closed permanently in 1967.[3]

Notable residents[edit]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Dulong (SSC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 October 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Dulong – locality in Sunshine Coast Region (entry 48612)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 5 November 2019.
  3. ^ Queensland Family History Society (2010), Queensland schools past and present (Version 1.01 ed.), Queensland Family History Society, ISBN 978-1-921171-26-0