- Tasmania is the only state of Australia which is not part of the mainland.
- Tasmania also has a much cooler temperature year-round than the mainland states.
- Tasmania is the only state in which the Tasmanian Devil is found in the wild (although it once roamed the whole continent).
- Tasmania is the smallest of all of the states (discounting the territory of the ACT)
- The island is predominantly bushland and cool temperate rainforest, whereas the other states have fewer areas of rainforest in relation to their entire area.
Asked in Tasmania
How does Tasmania rank in size compared to the other Australian states?
Tasmania is the smallest of all the Australian states. The Australian Capital Territory, which is a territory and not a state, is smaller. ...
Asked in Australia, Continents
Which island is a part of the Australian Continent?
The largest island in the Australian continent is Tasmania, which is one of the Australian States. But there are thousands of other smaller islands. ...
Asked in Australia, Tasmania
How is Tasmania different than the other Australian states?
Tasmania is different to the rest of Australia as it is the only state to not be connected directly to the main continent of Australia. ...
Asked in Australia, Borders and Boundaries
Which state shares a border with all other states in australia?
There is no Australian state which shares a border with all other states. No state except for Victoria shares a land border with Tasmania. South Australia shares a border with all mainland states and the Northern Territory. ...
Asked in Australia, New Zealand, New South Wales, Queensland
Which does not belong Tasmania New Zealand New South Wales Queensland?
New Zealand does not belong, since the other three are Australian states while New Zealand is a country in its own right. ...
Asked in Languages and Cultures
What languages are spoken in Tasmania?
The main language spoken in Tasmania is English, as English is the default language of Australia (of which Tasmania is one of the states). Other languages depend on which cultural groups have settled in Tasmania. Tasmania is part of Australia. As English is the default language throughout Australia, people in Tasmania primarily speak English. However, there are different ethnic groups, all of which have their own language. Various European, Asian, African and American nations are represented. As Tasmania is one of the Australian states, the...
Asked in Tasmania
What 2 countries share Tasmania?
Tasmania is a part of Australia exclusively. It is one of Australia's states, and is not shared with any other country. The first Europeans to find Tasmania were Dutch, hence why Australia was called, New Holland. The Dutch have nothing to do with Tasmania any more. After them the British settled Australia. ...
Asked in Musical Instruments, Tasmania
What instruments are used in Tasmania?
As Tasmania is one of Australia's states, the instruments used there will be the same as the instruments used throughout Australia. there is a great variety of westernised instruments, as well as instruments from other cultures. ...
What Australian state has the longest shared border with other states and territories?
New South Wales has the longest land border of any of the Australian states, with a total length of 4635km. ...
Does Tasmania have Daylight Saving Time?
Yes, Tasmania does have Daylight Saving. They start it before the other states, early in October and it finishes at the end of March the following year. So Daylight Savings last for 6 months. Tasmania was the first state to ever try Daylight Saving. ...
Asked in Flag of Australia
Why does Australia not have a country?
Australia is a country on its own continent of Australia. The only country on the continest of Australia is Australia. The country of Australia is made up of the Australian mainland, the island of Tasmania and other islands. ...
What are the capital cities for the six states of Australia?
The six states of Australia and their capitals are: New South Wales - Sydney Tasmania - Hobart Victoria - Melbourne Queensland - Brisbane Western Australia - Perth South Australia - Adelaide National capital Canberra - situated in the Australian Capital Territory (Canberra could not truly be said to be the capital of the Australian Capital Territory, as the territory was created entirely to encompass the Federal capital.) The other mainland territory and its capital is: Northern Territory - Darwin ...
How many states does Australia have and what are their capitals?
Australia has six states and two mainland territories, not counting the external territories. New South Wales (Sydney) Queensland (Brisbane) South Australia (Adelaide) Tasmania (Hobart) Victoria (Melbourne) Western Australia (Perth) Northern Territory (Darwin) The Australian Capital Territory is the other mainland territory, but it does not have a capital city. The land was ceded from New South Wales purely to house the nation's capital of Canberra, but Canberra is not the capital city of the Australian Capital Territory. ...