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Coen is a small community situated in central Cape York in Far North Queensland, 580 kilometres north of Cairns.

Traditional Owners: Ayapathu, Kaanju, Lama Lama, Umpila and Wik-Mungkan peoples.

Languages: English, Ayapathu, Kaanju, Lama Lama, Umpila and Wik-Mungkan.

Population (ABS 2016 Census): 364

For more information, see Coen.

Road conditions
Roads and water crossings can become impassable and dangerous during the wet season. Rivers and water crossings can rise quickly and travellers should be aware of conditions prior to travel and monitor closely.



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