Burketown is an isolated outback town and locality in the far north-western Shire of Burke, Queensland, Australia. It is located 898km west of Cairns on the Albert River and Savannah Way in the area known as the Gulf Savannah. The town is the administrative centre of the vast Burke Shire Council.

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  • Elevation: 6m
  • Population: 201
  • State electorate(s): Traeger
  • Federal Division(s): Kennedy
  • Established (yr): 1865
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.