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Victoria Islands, Victoria has the second least amount of Islands at 184 Islands, Phillip Island and French Islands are  the most popular of the Victorian Islands.  Phillip Island is a regular weekend destination for many from Melbourne.

Victoria is the second smallest state in Australia and is located on the tip of the eastern coast. Found there is an array of attractions with everything from wineries to scenic retreats. National parts offer wildlife, lakes, and mountains, which are perfect for many outdoor adventures.

One of the most popular cities in Australia is Victoria’s capital. Melbourne can be found on the Yarra River near Port Phillip Bay. It is home to a number of events and festivals as well as extensive shopping districts and eateries. The city is known for its glamour and style.

Over 70% of the residents of Victoria make their home in Melbourne. This comes to approximately 3.7 million people. Approximately 90% of all Victorian residents live in cities and towns. Besides Victoria, other popular cities include Ballarat, Bendigo, Geelong, Mildura, Shepparton, and Warrnambool.
 


Victoria is known for its manufacturing, placing second in Australia for manufacturing output. The most valuable are machinery and equipment manufacturing, with food and drink and coal, chemical, and petroleum coming close behind. Melbourne serves at the main manufacturing center in Victoria with Geelong as second.

One last interesting thing to note about Victoria is that sports are quire popular with residents. Victoria is proud to be the home of 10 of the 16 major league teams in Aussie Rules football. In fact, the Grand Final is held yearly at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

 

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