Launceston is located on the South Esk River in northeast Tasmania a distance of about 160km north from Hobart (show me). With a population of around 68,000, Launceston is one of the larger cities in Australia. Launceston is at an elevation of approximately 13m above sea level. The nearest ocean is the Southern Ocean about 170km southwest of Launceston.
The nearest more populous place is the city of Hobart which is 160km away with a population of about 130,000 (show me a map with Launceston and Hobart).
The centre of Launceston is at the intersection of the Tasman Highway, the East Tamar Highway and the West Tamar Highway.
Launceston is in the fourteenth most popular region in Tasmania with overseas tourists.
Bonzle users have said that the facilities at Launceston include an airport, campground, caravan park or parks, centrelink office, child care centre, children's playground, cycle paths, fire & rescue service, fire station, health centre, hospital, library, marina, medical centre, police station, service station, showground, state emergency services (ses) and university. Do you know of other facilities available at Launceston? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
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Bonzle users have reported that the following vermin (feral animals, insects and weeds) have invaded Launceston: blackberry, european wasp and gorse. Do you know of other feral animals, insects and weeds that have invaded Launceston? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.Do you know of any agricultural activities in Launceston? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
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Launceston – Duncan House
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