Riana, Tasmania

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Riana
Tasmania
Riana is located in Tasmania
Riana
Riana
Coordinates 41°12′S 145°59′E / 41.200°S 145.983°E / -41.200; 145.983Coordinates: 41°12′S 145°59′E / 41.200°S 145.983°E / -41.200; 145.983
Population 325 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 7316
LGA(s) Central Coast Council
State electorate(s) Braddon
Federal Division(s) Braddon
For artists and places with similar names, see Riana (disambiguation).

Riana is a small town in the north-west of Tasmania, next to the Dial Range. It is near Penguin, Tasmania. At the 2011 census, Riana and the surrounding area had a population of 325.[1]

The fertile red soil hosts paddocks of vegetables (particularly potatoes) and dairy farms.

History[edit]

Riana Post Office opened on 1 August 1899. Riana South Post Office opened on 20 January 1908.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Riana (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 2016-04-02. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 16 June 2012.