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Separated from mainland Australia by the 240 km stretch of Bass Strait, Tasmania is a land apart – a place of wild and beautiful landscapes; friendly, welcoming people; a pleasant, temperate climate; wonderful wine and food; a rich history; and a relaxed island lifestyle.

  • The population of Tasmania is 472,000. Main centres are Hobart (the capital city with 195,500 people) Launceston (98,500) Burnie (18,000)  and Devonport (25,000)
  • Tasmania has more than 2000 km of walking tracks and 18 national parks.
  • The Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area covers 1.38 million hectares.
  • Hobart has the nation’s second-lowest rainfall (626 mm or 24 inches) of all Australian capital cities.
  • The average summer temperature is a comfortable 21°C (70°F). Winter’s average is 12°C (52° F).
  • The above information is from http://www.discovertasmania.com.au/

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