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Creative Storytelling & Support Press Office Germany: Queensland, Australia's second largest state, is located in the north-east of the country and is 4.8 times the size of Germany. Its two most important cities, the cosmopolitan capital Brisbane and Cairns in the tropical north, are Queensland's gateways to the world and make the state easily accessible from Germany. With over 300 days of sunshine a year, it is no coincidence that Queensland is nicknamed the "Sunshine State": an ideal destination for outdoor enthusiasts who want to enjoy the subtropical climate with a dry (May to October) and rainy season (November to April). Claiming to be the "best place on earth", Queensland boasts 13 fascinating regions and five of Australia's 11 UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Gondwana Rainforests, K'Gari, the Riversleigh Fossil Fields and the Wet Tropics. These diverse landscapes offer indigenous travel experiences, off-the-beaten-track adventures, colorful underwater worlds and a range of events that visitors should not miss. More information