Covering a land area of 227,444 sq. km, the State of Victoria is located in the southeastern part of Australia.
As observed on the map, the eastern part of the state is dominated by the Great Dividing Range and its surrounding uplands. Situated within the Great Dividing Range, Mount Bogong which rises to an elevation of 1,986m is the highest point in Victoria. The Great Dividing Range extends westwards across the state and terminates at the Grampian mountain ranges.
The western and northwestern parts of the state are mostly flat and covered by extensive semi-arid plains. Some of the significant rivers in Victoria include the Murray, Snowy, Goulburn, along with other small and intermittent rivers. The lowest point of Victoria is the Bass Strait (0m).
The Australian State of Victoria is administratively divided into a total of 79 municipalities. Of these 79 municipalities, there are 32 cities, 39 shires, 7 rural cities, and 1 borough. Covering a land area of 227,444 sq. km, Victoria is the 2nd smallest state in Australia. Located on the southeastern coast of the state, at the head of the Porth Philip Bay is Melbourne, the capital and the most populous city of Victoria. Melbourne serves as a major financial center in the entire Asia-Pacific region.
Victoria is a small state located in the southeastern part of Australia. It is geographically positioned in the Southern and Eastern hemispheres of the Earth. Victoria is bordered by the states of South Australia in the west and New South Wales in the north. It is bounded by the Bass Strait in the south; the Great Australian Bight in the southwest and the Tasman Sea in the southeast. The Bass Strait also separates Victoria from the neighboring Island State of Tasmania.
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