Gold Coast


Gold Coast

Gold Coast may refer to:

Colonization

*The Gold Coast (region) in west Africa, which was made up of the following colonies:
**Gold Coast (British colony), British colony on the Gulf of Guinea in west Africa
**Brandenburger Gold Coast, former German colony
**Danish Gold Coast, former Danish colony
**Dutch Gold Coast, former Dutch colony
**Portuguese Gold Coast, former Portuguese colony
**Swedish Gold Coast, former Swedish colony

Present-day geography

Asia

* Gold Coast, Hong Kong, Castle Peak Bay, New Territories, Hong Kong, People's Republic of China
* Gold Coast, Tainan, South District, Tainan City, Taiwan
* Sepang Gold Coast, Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia
* Morib Beach Gold Coast, Morib Beach, Selangor, Malaysia

Australia

* Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
** Gold Coast Parklands
** Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens

Europe

* Goldküste, Canton of Zürich, Switzerland — northeast coast of Lake Zürich, from Küsnacht to Stäfa

United States

* Gold Coast (Florida), United States
* Gold Coast, Chicago, Illinois, United States
* Gold Coast (Connecticut), United States
* Gold Coast, Long Island, New York, United States
* Gold Coast (New Jersey), United States
* Gold Coast, Orange County, California, United States
* Gold Coast Historic District (Omaha, Nebraska), United States
* Lakewood Gold Coast, Ohio

Hydrology

* Gold Coast Broadwater, large shallow estuary of water, eastern Australia
* Gold Coast desalination project, a proposed water source for Queensland, Australia
* Gold Coast Water, water management authority in Queensland, Australia

Literature

* "Gold Coast", 1980 novel by Elmore Leonard (adapted in 1997 as a made for television film)
* "The Gold Coast (DeMille novel)", 1990 novel by Nelson DeMille
* "The Gold Coast" (book), book by Kim Stanley Robinson
* "The Gold Coast Bulletin", the principal daily newspaper of Australia's Gold Coast City.
* "Gold Coast Mail", a newspaper published in Queensland, Australia

ports

* AFL Gold Coast Juniors, Australian rules football competition that includes clubs from the Gold Coast, Queensland and hinterland
* Cricket Gold Coast Juniors, Junior cricket competition run by Gold Coast Cricket Limited in competitive ages such as under 12's, under 13's, under 14's under 15's and under 17's. Non-competitive age groups are under 10's and under 11's
* Gold Coast Blaze, Australian basketball team
* Gold Coast Blue Tongues, Australian ice hockey team
* Gold Coast Breakers, Australian rugby union club
* Gold Coast Chargers, rugby league team which played in the NSWRL, the ARL, and the NRL
* Gold Coast Clippers, foundation team in the now defunct Australian Baseball League
* Gold Coast Cougars, Australian baseball team
* Gold Coast Dolphins (cricket), cricket team which competes in the XXXX Gold Grade competition, the First Grade One Day Competition and The First Grade 20/20 competition in Brisbane
* Gold Coast Football Club, a proposed Australian Football Leagure club in Queensland, Australia
* Gold Coast Marathon, race
* Gold Coast Rollers, a former Australian basketball team (that was previously known as the Gold Coast Cougars)
* Gold Coast Suns, one of the eight original franchises that began play in the Senior Professional Baseball Association in 1989
* Gold Coast Titans, the sixteenth team in the National Rugby League
* Gold Coast United, A-League team to be based on the Gold Coast, Australia
* Gold Coast Vikings, rugby league team that competed in the Queensland State League and the Queensland Cup competitions
* Tennis Gold Coast, the governing body for the sport of tennis in the Gold Coast, Queensland

Transportation

* Gold Coast Airport, Australian domestic and international airport on the Gold Coast
* Gold Coast Highway, Australian highway
* Gold Coast Oceanway, shared use pedestrian and cyclist pathway between New South Wales and Queensland, Australia
* Gold Coast railway line, Queensland, connects Brisbane with the Queensland Gold Coast in Australia
* Gold Coast Rapid Transit, a proposed rail transportation system for Queensland, Australia
* Gold Coast Seaway, main shipping channel for the Gold Coast Broadwater in Australia
* Gold Coast Transit, a bus operator in California, United States

Other

* Gold Coast ackey, currency issued for the Gold Coast by the British between 1796 and 1818
* Gold Coast (album), by John Coltrane and Wilbur Harden
* Gold Coast Art Centre, in Queensland, Australia
* Gold Coast BookToday, holiday accommodation availability on the Gold Coast
* Gold Coast City Art Gallery, an art gallery in Queensland, Australia
* Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, a building in Queensland, Australia
* Gold Coast Hospital, major teaching and referral hospital in the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
* Gold Coast Hotel and Casino, hotel and casino located in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
* Gold Coast Ocean Fest, free sports and music festival historically held on the summer solstice weekend
* United Gold Coast Convention, a former political party in Ghana

ee also

* Côte-d'Or
* Costa Daurada
* Gold Coast Historic District
* Gold Coast Stadium


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