The Gemfields

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The Gemfields
The Gemfields is located in Queensland
The Gemfields
The Gemfields
Coordinates 23°31′S 147°47′E / 23.517°S 147.783°E / -23.517; 147.783Coordinates: 23°31′S 147°47′E / 23.517°S 147.783°E / -23.517; 147.783
Population 1,630 (2011 census)[1]
Gazetted 13/08/2010
Postcode(s) 4702
LGA(s) Central Highlands Region
State electorate(s) Gregory
Federal Division(s) Flynn

The Gemfields is a locality in Central Queensland in Australia, near the town of Emerald. As the name suggests, the main industry in The Gemfields is sapphire mining, supported by tourism.

At the 2011 census, the The Gemfields had a population of 1630.[1]

The locality contains three small towns: Anakie, Rubyvale, and Sapphire.

GemFest is an annual festival in the region, attracting large numbers of visitors.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "The Gemfields: Code SSC31613 (SSC)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 18 November 2016.  Edit this at Wikidata
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