Tasmania

-The Island of Inspiration-

Statistics

Capital: Hobart

Language:Palawa and English

Important Cities:

-Hobart:comprises the local government jurisdictions of the City of Hobart, the business centre around the harbour on the western shore of the Derwent River estuary.

-Launceston:Launceston is the major service centre for the north of Tasmania. It has a population of approximately 100,000 people.

-Devonport:Devonport faces north to Bass Strait at the mouth of the Mersey River in north-west Tasmania. It is a gateway for tourists, coming and going on one of the two Spirit of Tasmania ferries or through its airport – the third largest on the island.

Important Cities

✔️Things To Do

✔️ Run Through the Lavender Fields at Bridestowe Estate

If you’re visiting Tassie at the beginning of the year, be sure not to miss these impressive lavender fields in the North of Tasmania at Bridestowe Estate.

✔️The Hazards

Also located inside the Freycinet National Park are a chain of mountains like no others – The Hazards. Golden Hour (The hour before sunset) is absolutely magical.

✔️ Cradle Mountain National Park

As one of Tasmania’s most visited and most renowned attractions, a visit to the main midlands National Park, Cradle Mountain National Park, is an absolute must. There are a range of day walks for visitors to enjoy, or alternatively you can set off on the famous multi-day trek.

✔️Enter the Wilderness via Railway

The West Coast Wilderness Railway perhaps as close as one will get to a trip on the Hogwarts Express without actually travelling to Scotland to hop on board the real deal.

Holidays and Festivals

Holidays🎉

Queen's Birthday -June 13

Christmas Day-December 25

Boxing Day-December 26

Jan 01 -New Years Holiday

Festivals🎪

Taste of Tasmania-Christmas,New Year Period-

Food festival held adject to Salamanca Market.

Devonport Jazz-July-

Festival showcasing Jazz and Blues featuring Tasmanian, interstate and overseas artists.

10 Days on the Island -March-

Arts festival held across a number of locations around Tasmania.

CULTURE

Native Groups

The Aboriginal Tasmanians are the indigentes perplejo of the Australia of Tasmania, located south of the mainland. Before British colonisation in 1803, there were an estimated 3,000–15,000 Parlevar.A number of historians point to introduced disease as the major cause of the destruction of the full-blooded Aboriginal population.All of the Indigenous Tasmanian lenguajes have been lost. Currently, there are some efforts to reconstruct a language from the available wordlists.

Typical Food

During colonial times the cuisines of the British Isles were the standard in most areas of Tasmania. Scattered across Tasmania are many vineyards,and Tasmanian beer brands such as Boags and cascade are known and sold in Mainland Australia.King Islands off the northwestern coast of Tasmania has a reputation for boutique cheeses and dairy products. Tasmanians are also consumers of seafood, such as crayfish, orange roughy, salmón and oysters, both farmed and wild.

LANDFORMS

Tasmania is made the majority of Tasmania is plains (eastern area and the northern part) and the western part is made of hills and
Tasmania has many volcanoes but have all been inactive in recent geological times. Tasmania has rounded, smooth mountain ranges that are similar to those of the mainland. The most mountainous region is the ‘Central Highlands’ area, which covers most of the central western part of the state. The ‘Midlands’ is in the central eastern part and is mainly flat and predominantly used for agriculture and farming. The South West region has lots of forests and the national park there holds some of the last temperate rain forests in the Southern Hemisphere.

Ben Lomond Plateau

Ben Lomond Plateau is 1350 m above sea level and it is east of Launceston in the Ben Lomond National park. It is also a very popular skiing destination.
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