The city is Located in Toowoomba region of the Darling Downs, Queensland, Australia. The city was founded in 1849, with an estimated area of 498.1 km2. The number of the city’s population stands at 137,954 as of 2020.
The residents are divided into five ancestries numerated in terms of density the first of which is Australian, and then English, Irish is the third, with German in the fourth rank and finally the Scottish.
Toowoomba was announced a city in 1904, and began to expand from being mainly an agricultural zone to be concerned with advanced education and medical services.
The landlubber Thomas Alford had settled to the north of Drayton when he called his land in 1852 Toowoomba, then gradually the area grew up, having an old name, which is unromantic, “The Swamp”. In 1860, Toowoomba became a municipality by an official decree.
Toowoomba is known for its Empire Theatre which was inaugurated for the first time in June, 1911, used to be as a silent movie house. The fire had destroyed the building completely by 1933, after which the Empire was reestablished in November, 1933.
The Empire Theatre has a capacity of holding1,500 seats, and it is now the largest district theatre in Australia. The city also hosts the Cobb and Co Museum, which relates to the mail company’s starting periods when it was used to run a small mail in 1800S to transport mail and passengers to Brisbane and cities around.