Small island state to the south of mainland Australia, with the capital of Hobart
an Australian state on the island of Tasmania
an island off the southeastern coast of Australia
an Island to the south of Melbourne
A large island off the south coast of Australia.
The state of Tasmania, a sovereign Australian state, is located 200 kilometres (125 mi) south of the eastern side of the continent, being separated from it by Bass Strait. The state of Tasmania includes the island of Tasmania, and other surrounding islands. Tasmania has a population of 484,700 (March 2005, ABS) and an area of 68,332 square kilometres (26,383 sq mi).