Tanawha, Queensland

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Sunshine CoastQueensland
Tanawha is located in Queensland
Coordinates 26°42′54″S 153°02′02″E / 26.715°S 153.034°E / -26.715; 153.034Coordinates: 26°42′54″S 153°02′02″E / 26.715°S 153.034°E / -26.715; 153.034
Population 519 (2006 census)[1]
 • Density 236/km2 (611/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4556
Area 2.2 km2 (0.8 sq mi)
Location 12 km (7 mi) SW of Maroochydore
LGA(s) Sunshine Coast Region
County Canning
Parish Mooloolah
State electorate(s) Glass House, Buderim
Federal Division(s) Fisher, Fairfax
Suburbs around Tanawha:
Chevallum Mons Buderim
Ilkley Tanawha Sippy Downs
Ilkley Glenview Palmview

Tanawha is a suburb of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia, and is part of the Buderim urban centre. It is home of the Tanawha Tourist Drive, which contains the Bellingham Maze. This road once carried the Bruce Highway until 16 November 1989 when the Tanawha Deviation opened to traffic.


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Tanawha (Maroochy Shire) (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 

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