Panorama of the historic Langi Ghiran Reservoir south-east of Ararat, Victoria, Australia.
Langi Ghiran State Park protects significant natural areas. The historic reservoir is still used as a supplementary water supply for the Rural City of Ararat, its wall was build with granite blocks quarried nearby.
Victoria is Australia's second smallest State and covers only 3% of Australia's land area but has the second highest population of all States and Territories. Victoria's mainland and islands have a total length of 2,512 kilometres coastline which is about 4.2% of Australia's 59,736 kilometres of coastline. Australia is the driest inhabited continent and Victoria is no exception although the state capital Melbourne has the reputation to have 4 seasons in one day. Victoria is located in the southeast of mainland Australia and includes the most southern point on mainland Australia at Wilsons Promontory National Park.