West Coast Municipality


West Coast Municipality
West Coast
LGATasmania WestCoast.png
Lage der West Coast Municipality in Tasmanien
Gliederung
Staat: Australien Australien
Bundesstaat: Flag Australia tasmania.png Tasmanien
Verwaltungssitz: Zeehan
Daten und Zahlen
Fläche: 9.574,5 km²
Einwohner: 5.006 (2006) [1]
Bevölkerungsdichte: 0,5 Einwohner je km²
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Die West Coast Municipality ist ein lokales Verwaltungsgebiet (LGA) im australischen Bundesstaat Tasmanien. Das Gebiet ist 9.575 km² groß und hat etwa 5.000 Einwohner.

Die West Coast Municipality nimmt den größten Teil der Westküste der Insel ein und ist etwa 200 km nordwestlich der Hauptstadt Hobart. Das Gebiet umfasst 11 Ortsteile und Ortschaften: Gormanston, Granville Harbour, Lake Margaret, Macquarie Heads, Queenstown, Renison Bell, Rosebery, Strahan, Trial Harbour, Tullah und Zeehan[2]. Der Sitz des Councils befindet sich in Zeehan im Norden der LGA, wo etwa 850 Einwohner leben.[3]

Verwaltung

Der West Coast Council hat neun Mitglieder. Der Mayor (Bürgermeister), sein Deputy (Stellvertreter) und sieben Councillor werden direkt von den Bewohnern der LGA gewählt. Die West Coast ist nicht in Bezirke untergliedert.

Quellen

  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (25. Oktober 2007): West Coast (LGA) (Englisch). 2006 Census QuickStats. Abgerufen am 6. April 2010.
  2. Localities by Council, Local Government Association of Tasmania
  3. Australian Bureau of Statistics (25. Oktober 2007): Zeehan (State Suburb) (Englisch). 2006 Census QuickStats. Abgerufen am 23. März 2010.

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