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Howrah is located in Tasmania
Location in Tasmania
Population 8,690 (2016 census)
Postcode(s) 7018
Location 5 km (3 mi) SE of Rosny Park
LGA(s) Clarence
Region Hobart
State electorate(s) Franklin
Federal Division(s) Franklin
Suburbs around Howrah:
Bellerive Mornington Mount Rumney
Derwent River Howrah Rokeby
Derwent River Tranmere Rokeby

Howrah is a residential locality in the local government area (LGA) of Clarence in the Hobart LGA region of Tasmania. The locality is about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south-east of the town of Rosny Park. The 2016 census provides a population of 8690 for the state suburb of Howrah. It is a suburb of the City of Clarence. It is east of Bellerive and north of Tranmere.

Howrah is a beachside suburb, with views across the Derwent River to Hobart City. Clarence Street runs through the centre of the suburb separating the hillside section from the beachside.

Howrah has a number of parks including Wentworth Park, which is one of the key sport (such as soccer, field hockey and touch football) and recreation areas on the Eastern Shore.

Clarence High School is generally thought to be in Howrah, due to it being located east of Wentworth Street, however it is in Bellerive. Howrah has a primary school,

Shoreline Shopping Centre, is the largest shopping centre in Howrah.

Road infrastructure

Route B33 (South Arm Highway) runs through from north-west to east.

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