capital city of Tasmania, Australia
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Hobart (Palawa Kani: Nipaluna) is a city in Australia. It is the capital city of the state of Tasmania, and it has about 200,000 people. It is on the western shore of the Derwent River, although some of its suburbs are on the eastern shore. In the western suburbs of Hobart is Kunyani/Mount Wellington.
|Coordinates: Coordinates: 42°52′50″S 147°19′30″E / 42.88056°S 147.32500°E|
|• Total||1,357 km2 (524 sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+10 (ACST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+11 (ACDT)|
|Website||City of Hobart website|
Hobart was founded in 1803 as a penal colony. Today it is a busy seaport, and is the home port of Antarctic expeditions. Tourist attractions include Salamanca Markets, the Cadbury chocolate factory and the Cascade Brewery.
Hobart has an oceanic climate (Cfb in the Koeppen climate classification).
- ↑ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Greater Hobart (Statistical Division)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 November 2011.
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