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(Placename) a port in E Australia, in NE Queensland on the Coral Sea: centre of a vast agricultural and mining hinterland. Pop: 119 504 (2001)
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(ˈtaʊnz vɪl)

a seaport on the E coast of Queensland, in E Australia. 114,000.
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Dubai, Aug.9 ( ANI ): The International Cricket Council's ( ICC's) global broadcast partner ESPN STAR Sports will take the coverage of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2012, via its licensees, to a huge global audience with live broadcast of all the 10 matches to be played at Tony Ireland Stadium, Townsville, Queensland, Australia.
The event will include the Tony Ireland Holden Townsville Marathon, the Sports Med Townsville 10k Fun Run, the Queensland Country Health Townsville Half Marathon, the Townsville Bulletin 5k Fun Run and Walk, McDonald's Townsville 5k Junior Fun Run and Walk and the Barrier Reef TAFE Corporate 5k Teams Run and Walk.
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Stepping out on the streets of Townsville, where the sun shines for 300 days a year, you can feel a buzz in the air.