in Launceston of Tasmania, Australia
- Tasmanian Wilderness (Unesco heritage, 114 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -41.439 and 147.135 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -41° 26' 19" and E 147° 8' 4"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Dollar - AUD
- Spoken languages:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 05:54 PM (Tuesday)
- Timezone: Australia/Hobart
- UTC/GMT offset: 9.5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:17 am and 5:18 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 39.673 and -31.112 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
- Vila do Corvo
- This place on Wikipedia
- This place on Geonames.org
Safety Score: 3,4 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Australia.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Australia. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49
Delve into Launceston
Launceston in Launceston (Tasmania) with it's 106,153 habitants is a city located in Australia about 439 mi (or 706 km) south of Canberra, the country's capital town.
Current time in Launceston is now 05:54 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Australia / Hobart with an UTC offset of 10 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Launceston. The closest airport in Australia is Launceston Airport in a distance of 8 mi (or 14 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Tasmanian Wilderness in a distance of 114 mi (or 184 km), North-West. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Hobart, Currie, Melbourne, and . To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 12°C / 53 °F
|Morning Temperature||5°C / 40 °F|
|Evening Temperature||7°C / 45 °F|
|Night Temperature||6°C / 42 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1003 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Calm with 3 km/h (2 mph) from North-West|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 70% of sky|
|General Conditions||Broken clouds|
Wednesday, 4th of August 2021
13°C (56 °F)
8°C (46 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.
Thursday, 5th of August 2021
11°C (52 °F)
8°C (46 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.
Friday, 6th of August 2021
14°C (57 °F)
9°C (49 °F)
Overcast clouds, light breeze.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Quality Inn Edenholme Grange
The Mews Motel
Apartments at York Mansions
Clarion Hotel City Park Grand
Quality Hotel Colonial Launceston
BEST WESTERN PLUS LAUNCESTON
Alice's Cottages and Spa Hideaways
GRAND CHANCELLOR - LAUNCESTON
Videos from this area
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Harvest Market, Launceston (Harvestmarket.org.au)
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The Charles, Launceston (second tv ad)
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Monkey Business in City Park!
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Launceston Reception Centre
Launceston Reception Centre, formerly the Launceston Remand Centre, an Australian maximum security prison for male and female inmates held on remand, is located in Launceston, Tasmania. The facility is operated by the Tasmanian Prison Service, an agency of the Department of Justice of the Government of Tasmania.
North Esk River
The North Esk River is a river in Tasmania, Australia. It is one of the tributaries of the Tamar River together with the South Esk River. It starts in the Northallerton Valley below Ben Nevis in the states North East joining with the St Patricks River, flowing through Launceston. Launceston's Old Seaport tourist feature is located on the North Esk River. The river becomes tidal downstream of Hoblers Bridge to where it meets the Tamar.
89.3 LAFM is a radio station based in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. It opened on 14 December 1930, broadcasting on 1100 kHz and from 1978 1098 kHz. The station has had many owners including AWA Limited, 3KZ, RG Capital Radio Network, Macquarie Regional RadioWorks and currently Grant Broadcasters. Its' studios are located in York Street, Launceston, and serve as the network hub for its Northern Tasmanian radio stations, 7BU, 7AD, 7SD and their sister Sea FM stations.
Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery
The Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (QVMAG) is a museum located in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. Established in 1891, the Queen Victoria has a strong reputation for its excellent collection, which includes fine exhibitions of colonial art, contemporary craft and design, Tasmanian history and natural sciences, specifically a zoology collection.
Albert Hall, Launceston
The Albert Hall is a convention centre in Launceston, Tasmania in the style of high Victorian architecture, first opened as the main structure for the Tasmanian Industrial exhibition which ran from 25 November 1891 to 22 March 1892. It is located on the corner of Tamar Street and Cimitiere Street. It was first listed on the Register of the National Estate on 21 March 1978. Designed by John Duncan and built by J.T.
City Park Radio
City Park Radio is a community radio station in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia, broadcasting on the frequency 103.7 FM and is a member of the Community Broadcasting Association of Australia. The station started broadcasting on 7 April 1986, from facilities in Newnham as 7LTN-fm. In 1988, the station moved to the 100-year-old City Park Cottage in Launceston's City Park and started using the name City Park Radio. In 1993, work was started on a new studio complex behind the cottage.
The Launceston Synagogue is a heritage-listed building located in St. John's Street, Launceston, Tasmania. Built in 1844 by Tasmanian builders Barton and Bennell, the building is Australia's second-oldest synagogue, the oldest place of non-Christian worship in Launceston, and is a rare example of an Egyptian revival architecture in Australia.
Launceston College is located in Tasmania's second largest city of Launceston. The school offers a large variety of educational subjects for a considerable number of Tasmanians. The campus stretches over two city blocks and incorporates a state of the art gymnasium complex including a swimming pool with sauna and spa, two full size basketball courts, rock climbing wall, full weights gym and squash courts.
90.1 Chilli FM
90.1 Chilli FM is a radio station based in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. Originally broadcasting on 1008AM as 7EX, Launceston's second commercial radio station, the station converted to 90.1 FM in 2008. Grant Broadcasters purchased the station from TOTE Sport Radio in December 2010 and re-launched the station as CHR Chilli FM on 26 January 2011.
Sacred Heart School, Launceston
Sacred Heart School is currently a Catholic Primary School in Launceston, Tasmania, noted for its historical roots, having been founded in 1873.
Hotel Grand Chancellor, Launceston
The Hotel Grand Chancellor in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia formerly known as the Novetel, is a seven-storey building located in the city's central business district (CBD). Completed in August 1989, the building was constructed at a cost of $44 million, with up to 130 men working on-site. Before the official opening of the hotel, 20,000 locals visited the Chancellor on its open day.
The Launceston Gasworks was the principal supplier of gas to the city of Launceston in Tasmania before the importation of LPG in the 1970s. The gasworks produced gas by heating coal and siphoning off the gas that it released. The first buildings on site were the horizontal retort buildings built in 1860 from brick and sandstone. The site was later used by Origin Energy as their Launceston LPG outlet.
These districts belong to Launceston.
- Blackstone Heights
- Kings Meadows
- Kings Park
- Royal Park
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Launceston.Popular in vicinity
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Launceston.
This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Patersonia, Launcestown, Launceston, لاونسستون, Lonseston, لانسستون، تاسمانی, لانسێستن، تاسمانیا, לונסטון, LST, ローンセストン, ლონსესტონი, 론서스턴, لاونسسٹن, Лонсестон, लॉनसेसटन, லான்செசுடன், لانسسٹن، تسمانیا, 朗塞斯顿