4 Facts About Gold Coast

1. On 6 March 1957, the Colony of Gold Coast gained independence as the country of Ghana.

2. City of Gold Coast sources water from Wivenhoe Dam, west of Brisbane for northern suburbs when the Hinze Dam, at one-tenth of Wivenhoe's capacity, becomes low.

3. City of Gold Coast includes suburbs, localities, towns and rural districts.

4. Today the Gold Coast is known for its golden sanded surf beaches, theme parks and rainforest hinterlands.