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Hobart, Tasmania

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Hobart is the state capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania. Founded in 1803 as a penal colony, Hobart is Australia's second oldest capital city after Sydney. In …

Hobart is the state capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania. Founded in 1803 as a penal colony, Hobart is Australia's second oldest capital city after Sydney. In 2009, the city had a greater area population of approximately 212,019. A resident of Hobart is known as a "Hobartian". The city is located in the state's south-east on the estuary of the Derwent River. The skyline is dominated by Mount Wellington at 1,271 metres high.

The city is the financial and administrative heart of Tasmania, and also serves as the home port for both Australian and French Antarctic operations.

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  • 1. Tasmania 3
  • 2. Hobart Hobart is the state capital and most populous city of the Australian state of Tasmania. On 24 November 1642 Abel Tasman sighted the west coast of Tasmania and named his discovery Van Diemen's Land after Anthony van Diemen, Governor-General of the Dutch East Indies. Founded in 1803 as a penal colony , Hobart is Australia's second oldest capital city after Sydney.
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  • 4. Sullivan's Cove
  • 5. Sullivan's Cove Walks is Hobart’s waterfront, his "birthplace" Constitution Dock is one of several wharves and docks in Sullivan's Cove
  • 6. Louis Bernacchi was the first australian to winter in Antarctica
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  • 11. Parliament House was originally designed as the Customs House in colonial Georgian architecture style by skilled convict architect John Lee Archer in 1830
  • 12. St Patrick in Salamanca Square
  • 13. Salamanca Place, a picturesque row of sandstone warehouses on Sullivan's Cove, is a classic example of Australian colonial architecture
  • 14. The non-profit Salamanca Arts Centre occupies seven Salamanca warehouses and is home to 75-plus arts organizations and individuals, including shops, galleries, studios, performing arts venues and public spaces
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  • 16. Able Tasman Monument, Salamanca Place, Hobart, Tasmania, dedicated to the Dutch explorer
  • 17. Abel Tasman is famous for being the first European to reach Van Diemen's island (now Tasmania), and New Zealand.
  • 18. Abel Tasman was also the first to sight the Fiji islands. He helped to map large areas of Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.
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  • 23. Rydges Hobart’s heritage listed buildings
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  • 26. Agapanthus or Lily of the Nile
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  • 29. Tasmania Sound : Norah Jones _Come Away With Me (saxophone) Fotografii: ♦ Sanda Foişoreanu ♦ Doina Grigora ş Prezentare: Sanda Foişoreanu