Tasmania curtailed as Tas and referred to casually as "Tassie" is an island province of Australia. It is found 240 km 150 mi toward the south of the Australian terrain, isolated by the Bass Strait.
The state envelops the primary island of Tasmania, the 26th-biggest island on the planet, and the encompassing 334 islands.
The state has a populace of around 519,100 as of June 2016, a little more than 40% of which dwells in the Greater Hobart region, which frames the metropolitan zone of the state capital and biggest city, Hobart.
Tasmania's region is 68,401 km2 26,410 sq mi, of which the principle island covers 64,519 km2 24,911 sq mi.Promoted as a characteristic state, secured territories of Tasmania cover around 42% of the land region of the state, which incorporates national parks and World Heritage Sites.