Australian Towns & Cities
Incorporating photos and Information from Michael Greenslade's former Australian Towns, Cities and Highways site

Welcome to the Tasmania area of the Australian Towns and Cities section. Please choose a region of Tasmania to explore by choosing from a list of towns and cities from further down the page.

Tamania is located 240 km to the south of the Australian mainland, separated by the Bass Strait. The state comprises if the main island of Tasmania, the 26th-largest island in the world, and the surrounding 334 islands. Just over 40% of the population resides in the Greater Hobart area, which forms the metropolitan area of the state capital and largest city, Hobart.

Tasmania was established in 1825 as Van Diemen's Land, however the island is believed to have been occupied by indigenous peoples for 30,000 years before British colonisation.

Photos: (Left) King's Bridge over South Esk River, Launceston (Image © Jamie Scuglia), (Right) Tasman Bridge over Derwent River, Hobart (Image © 2018 Paul Rands)

Capital City: Hobart

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1 Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australian Demographic Statistics, Jun 2018

Last updated: 02-Aug-2020 19:02

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