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Tasmania

Tasmania Facts

  • Name: Tasmania
  • Capital: Hobart (211,656 population) (2012)
  • Population: 523,400 (2014)
  • Population Density: 7.24/km2 (18.8 /sq mi)
  • Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: Australian Dollar
    (conversion rates)

    Austrlian Dollars
    5 Australian Dollars
  • Tasmania GSP (gross state product) per capita:A$44,011 (2011-2012)
  • Australian Ethnicity: (countrywide) English 32%, Australian 27%, Irish 7%, Italian 4%, indigenous 3%, Scottish 2%, German 2%, Chinese 2%
  • Australian Languages: (countrywide) English 78.5%, Chinese 2.5%, Italian 1.6%, Greek 1.3%, Arabic 1.2%, Vietnamese 1%, other 8.2%, unspecified 5.7% (2006 Census)
  • Australian Religion: (countrywide) Protestant 27.4% (Anglican 18.7%, Uniting Church 5.7%, Presbyterian and Reformed 3%), Catholic 25.8%, Eastern Orthodox 2.7%, other Christian 7.9%, Buddhist 2.1%, Muslim 1.7%, other 2.4%, unspecified 11.3%, none 18.7% (2006 Census)
  • Holidays
  • Land Sizes
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Hobart, Launceston, Devonport, Burnie, Somerset, Blackmans Bay
  • Name: Named for Dutch explorer Abel Tasman
  • National Day: January 26
  • Symbols
  • Time Zone UTC+10 (AEST) UTC+11 (AEDT)

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