Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania, originally settled in 1827 as Emu Bay. The town was renamed for William Burnie - a director of the Van Diemen's Land Company - in the early 1840s. The city boundary usually includes the outer town of Somerset. Burnie is governed by the City of Burnie Local Government Area.

Key Industries: Papermaking; cheesemaking; Burnie port is the fifth largest container port in Australia; heavy machinery manufacturing; forestry; farming.


11 °C

Clouds, overcast clouds

Wind6.18 m/s
Cloudiness100 %
Temperature (min/max)11/11 °C
Pressure1003 hpa
Humidity90 %
Last update: 26 Jul 2021 @ 03:22

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