GIPPSLAND

GIPPSLAND

Gippsland is an economic countryside region in the state of Victoria, Australia. The place is located in the south-eastern part of the Victoria state and it is located 120km east of Melbourne, the state’s capital city. The population in Gippsland as of 2011 census is 255,718, and the place covers the land area around 41,600km2. Localities which are surrounded by Gippsland are Hume, New South Wales, Greater Melbourne, Bass Strait and Tasman Sea.

Climate conditions and Geography in Gippsland

Gippsland experiences prevalently a temperate and humid climate, where it brings less downpours and it is less than 600mm. During the summer months from January to July, the average temperature hover around 20 deg Celsius. However, in winter, the temperature drops below 0 deg Celsius, which in turn leads to heavy snowfalls. Geographically, the place is subdivided into five primary sub–regions: West Gippsland, East Gippsland, South Gippsland, Central Gippsland and Latrobe Valley.

Tourist attractions in Gippsland

Gippsland has some lovely and scenic tourist spots such as Wilsons Promontory National Park, Buchan caves, Raymond Island, State Coal Mine, Squeaky Beach, Long Tunnel Extended Gold mine, St Mary’s Catholic Church, Maru Koala and Animal Park, Coal Creek Community Park and Museum etc.

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