Riana, Tasmania

For artists and places with similar names, see Riana (disambiguation).

Riana (pronounced rye-anna) is a small town in the north-west of Tasmania, next to the Dial Range. It is near Penguin, Tasmania. At the 2016 census, Riana and the surrounding area had a population of 326.[1]

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

History

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

References

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). “Riana (State Suburb)”. 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 20 August 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. “Post Office List”. Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 16 June 2012.