227,600 square kilometres .(141,000 square miles).
4,765,900 (the official estimate for 2000).
21.0 people per square kilometres.
Population of Melbourne
3,466,000 (the official estimate for 2000).
Victoria is Australia’s most varied state and its major agricultural
and industrial producer. Situated in the south east, bordered by
South Australia and New South Wales, its landscape consists of beaches,
mountains, rainforests, deserts, vineyards, snowfields, wheatlands
and market gardens.
The Australian Alps are only 3 hours away from Melbourne and the
Great Ocean Road to South Australia is a day’s drive. Victoria
has 32 national parks, amounting to a 3rd of Australia’s total.
Greenwich Mean Time + 10 (GMT + 11 from third Sunday in October
to third Saturday in March).