About Tasmania – Hobart
Tasmania is Australia's only ‘island’ state located about 240 kilometers south of the eastern side of Australia and has an estimated population of around 500,000 people. Tasmania is one of the world's most mountainous islands with undeveloped coastlines and beautiful landscapes, relaxed friendly people and no traffic jams! Tasmania is promoted as the ‘Natural State’ and the ‘Island of Inspiration’ due to its unspoiled natural environment. Tasmania’s climate is mild and the rainfall is regular.
Hobart is the largest city in Tasmania with a population of around 180,000. Some other important centers include Launceston in the north to Devonport and Burnie in the northwest.