Launceston is the second largest city in and is in the north of the state on the Tamar River. The city was settled in 1805 and has a population of around 85,000.
Photo: Philip Rickerby, CC BY 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

is a sports ground in the Inveresk and Precinct, Launceston, .

The is a museum located in Launceston, , . Photo: Kspilling, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Launceston is a park in Launceston, Tasmania, Australia.

Photo: Mattinbgn, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a rural and urban locality in the local government areas of and in the Launceston region of .

is a residential locality in the local government area of Launceston in the Launceston LGA region of .

is a residential locality in the local government area of Launceston in the Launceston LGA region of .


-41.4341° or 41° 26' 2.7" south
147.1374° or 147° 8' 14.5" east
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82 metres (269 feet)
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Also Known As

  • Arabic: Launceston, Tasmania
  • Arabic: لاونسستون
  • Azerbaijani: Lonseston
  • Bengali: লানচেন্টন
  • Catalan: Launceston
  • Cebuano: Launceston
  • Central Kurdish: لانسێستن، تاسمانیا
  • Chinese: 朗塞斯頓
  • Chinese: 朗塞斯顿
  • Chinese: 朗瑟士敦
  • Czech: Launceston
  • Danish: Launceston
  • Dimli (individual language): Launceston, Tazmanya
  • Dutch: Launceston
  • Egyptian Arabic: لاونسستون
  • English: Launceston, Tas.
  • English: Launceston, Tasmania
  • English: Lonnie
  • Esperanto: Launceston
  • Finnish: Launceston
  • French: Launceston
  • Georgian: ლონსესტონი
  • German: Launceston
  • Greek: Λόνσεστον
  • Gujarati: લૉન્સેસ્ટન
  • Hebrew: לונסטון
  • Hindi: लॉन्सेस्टन
  • Hungarian: Launceston
  • Indonesian: Launceston
  • Irish: Launceston
  • Italian: Launceston
  • Japanese: ロンセストン
  • Japanese: ローンセストン
  • Japanese: ローンセストン市
  • Kannada: ಲಾವ್ನ್ಸೆಸ್ಟನ್
  • Korean: 론서스턴
  • Korean: 론세스턴
  • Latvian: Lonsestona
  • Lithuanian: Lonsestonas
  • Macedonian: Лонсестон
  • Malay: Launceston
  • Maori: Rahetone
  • Marathi: लॉंन्सेस्‍टोन
  • Northern Frisian: Launceston
  • Norwegian: Launceston
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Launceston
  • Persian: لانسستون، تاسمانی
  • Polish: Launceston
  • Portuguese: Launceston
  • Romanian: Launceston
  • Russian: Лонсестон
  • Sanskrit: लॉनसेसटन
  • Serbian: Launceston
  • Serbian: Lonseston
  • Serbian: Лонсестон
  • Serbo-Croatian: Launceston
  • Serbo-Croatian: Lonseston
  • Sinhala: ලෞසෙස්ටන්
  • Slovak: Launceston
  • Slovenian: Launceston, Tasmanija
  • South Azerbaijani: لانسستون، تاسمانی
  • Spanish: Launceston
  • Swedish: Launceston, Tasmanien
  • Swedish: Launceston
  • Tamil: லான்செசுடன், டாசுமேனியா
  • Tamil: லான்செசுடன்
  • Telugu: లౌన్సెస్టన్
  • Thai: ลอนเชสตัน
  • Turkish: Launceston, Tasmanya
  • Turkish: Launceston
  • Ukrainian: Лонсестон
  • Urdu: لانسسٹن، تسمانیا
  • Vietnamese: Launceston
  • Volapük: Launceston (Laustralän)
  • Volapük: Launceston
  • Waray (Philippines): Launceston
  • Welsh: Launceston, Tasmania
  • Welsh: Launceston
  • Western Panjabi: لاونسسٹن
  • Launcestown
  • Patersonia
  • लाउंसेस्टन, तस्मानिया

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