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___ Satellite View and Map of the City of Hobart, Tasmania (TAS), Australia

 
Panorama of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
A panorama of the Hobart region from Sandy Bay to the Hobart Domain.
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About the City of Hobart

Hobart Coat of  ArmsSatellite view showing Hobart, largest and most populous city of the State of Tasmania, Australia. Tasmania is a mountainous island 240 km (150 mi) south off the south-eastern part of mainland Australia, separated by the Bass Strait.

Tasmania's state capital and chief port is located in south east of the island at Sullivans Cove near the mouth of the River Derwent. It lies between Mt Wellington and a deep water sea port.

Hobart is after Sydney the second oldest city in Australia, initially known as Hobart Town or Hobarton. In its early days Hobart was a penal settlement established in 1804.

Today the Greater Hobart area has a population of 245,000 people. The city is renowned for its heritage buildings, beautiful parks, and excellent food, seafood is a Hobart specialty. Salamanca Place with its rows of former warehouses which have been converted into cafes, restaurants, galleries, and craft shops is every Saturday the site for Salamanca Market, the street market is popular with tourists and locals.

Hobart is home to the Tasmanian School of Art, the University of Tasmania(UTAS) and the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.
Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens with its historic plant collections lie to the north of the city in Queens Domain.
Hobart calls itself an Antarctic City, its busy seaport is the closest port to east Antarctica and serves as the home port for the Antarctic activities of Australia and France.

The Map shows a city map of Hobart with expressways, main roads and streets, and the location of Hobart International Airport (IATA Code: HBA) located about 17 km (11 mi) east of Hobart.

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Local Time Hobart:
Tuesday-December-12  08:54  
Standard time zonem (AEST): UTC/GMT +10 hours
Daylight saving time (AEDT) from first Sunday in October to first Sunday in April, time zone offset: UTC/GMT +11 hours

 
φ Latitude, λ Longitude (of Map center; move the map to see coordinates):
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Google Earth: Searchable map/satellite view of the city of Hobart, Tasmania state, Australia.

City Coordinates: 37°48′49″S 144°57′47″E
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External Links:
Hobart
City of Hobart official web site.
Tasmanian Travel & Information Centre
Official tourism web site.

The Mercury
Local news.

Wikipedia: Hobart
Wikipedia entry Hobart.
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