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Lutana
HobartTasmania
Moonah-Lutana-0344.JPG
Lutana is behind Moonah in this view from the west from Lost World.
Population: 2336
Postcode: 7009
LGA: City of Glenorchy
Federal Division: Denison
Suburbs around Lutana:
Derwent Park Prince of Wales Bay River Derwent
Moonah Lutana River Derwent
New Town New Town River Derwent

Lutana is a suburb of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. It is part of the City of Glenorchy.

It is a large residential suburb located between the Brooker Highway and the River Derwent.

It was originally built by the Electrolytic Zinc company (the then operator of the Zinc works) as homes for its employees at the nearby zinc works.

Lutana is the aboriginal word for moon.

The homes were later sold off and are now privately owned.

The zinc works at Lutana, is the largest exporter in Tasmania, generating 2.5% of the state's GDP. It produces over 250000 tons of zinc per year.

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