Tasmania, the island state of Australia, lies 40 degrees south of the equator and has a population of 520,000 people.

The heart-shaped island of Tasmania is the smallest state of Australia, with an area of 68,401 square kilometres which is about the size of Ireland and is separated from the Australian mainland to the north by the 240 km stretch of the 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.


Tasmania is a natural island a land of dramatic coastlines, rugged mountains, tall forests and sparkling highland lakes. Over a third of the state is reserved in a network of National Parks and the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, a refuge and habitat for rare plants and animals, including survivors of the ancient southern super continent, Gondwana. Tasmania has the cleanest air in the world and its rainwater is so pure that quantities have been shipped to Australian Olympic Athletes competing overseas.


Hobart, the state capital is located in the southeast corner of the island and is home to 220,000 people. The City of Hobart is one of the most beautiful and liveable Cities in the world. As the second oldest city in Australia the City offers a wonderful blend of built and cultural heritage; environment; a vibrant art and dynamic sporting culture and a low stress lifestyle. Nestled under Mount Wellington on the Derwent River, Hobart provides for an ambiance that you will not find in another city anywhere in the world. Hobart is renowned for its heritage buildings, beautiful parks, fine restaurants, the Salamanca Market and its Festivals. It is a city rich in maritime history, and is shaped and defined by water. The Port is a central focus for the city providing both a busy commercial hub and also a place where residents and visitors like to spend time talking with the local fishermen and sampling some fine Tasmanian produce at one of the many cafes and restaurants located around the cove.

Image above - Sean Fennessy, Salamanca Market, courtesy of City of Hobart.

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