Victoria (Australie)

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Victoria
Banner o  Victoria Coat o airms o  Victoria
Banner Coat o airms
Slogan or elk-name: "Garden State"
Motto(s): "Peace and Prosperity"
Map o Australie wi  Victoria heichlichtit
Ither Australie states an territories
Caipital Melbourne
Demonym Victorian
Govrenment Constitutional monarchy
 - Govrenor Alex Chernov
 - Premier Ted Baillieu (LP)
Australie State
 - Colony established 1851
 - Responsible govrenment 1856
 - Federation 1901
 - Australia Act 3 Mairch 1986
Aurie  
 - Total  237,629 km2 (6t)
91,749 sq mi
 - Laund 227,416 km2
87,806 sq mi
 - Watter 10,213 km2 (4.3%)
3,943 sq mi
Population (End of March 2012[1])
 - Population  5,603,100 (2nt)
 - Densitie  24.51/km2 (2nd)
63.5 /sq mi
Elevation  
 - Heichest Mt Bogong
1,986 m (6,516 ft)
Gross State Product (2010–11)
 - Product ($m)  $305,615[2] (2nt)
 - Product per caipita  $54,774 (6t)
Time zone UTC+10 (AEST)
UTC+11 (AEDT)
Federal representation
 - Hoose seats 37
 - Senate seats 12
Abbreviations  
 - Postal VIC
 - ISO 3166-2 AU-VIC
Emblems  
 - Floral Pink Heath[3]
 - Animal Leadbeater's possum
 - Bird Helmeted Honeyeater
 - Fish Weedy Seadragon
 - Colours Navy Blue and Silver[4]
Wab steid www.vic.gov.au/

Victoria (abbreviatit as Vic.) is a state in the south-east o Australia. Geografically the smawest mainland state, Victoria is bordered bi New Sooth Wales tae the north, the Tasman Sea tae the east, the Bass Strait an Tasmanie tae the sooth,[note 1] an Sooth Australie tae the wast. Australie's maist densely-populatit state, maist o Victoria's population is concentratit in the aurie surroondin Port Phillip, includin the caipital an lairgest ceety, Melbourne, which is Australie's seicont-lairgest ceety oweraw an aw.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "3101.0 – Australian Demographic Statistics, Mar 2012". Australian Bureau of Statistics. 27 September 2012. Retrieved 5 October 2012. 
  2. 5220.0 - Australian National Accounts: State Accounts, 2010-11.
  3. "Floral Emblem of Victoria". www.anbg.gov.auhi. Retrieved 26 March 2008. 
  4. "Victoria". Parliament@Work. Retrieved 27 February 2008. [deid airtin]

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