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About Sydney, Australia

Sydney, capital of New South Wales and one of Australia's largest cities, is best known for its harbourfront Sydney Opera House, with a distinctive sail-like design. Massive Darling Harbour and the smaller Circular Quay port are hubs of waterside life, with the arched Harbour Bridge and esteemed Royal Botanic Garden nearby. Sydney Tower’s outdoor platform, the Skywalk, offers 360-degree views of the city and suburbs.

  • Area: 12,368 km²
  • Weather: 19°C, Wind SE at 29 km/h, 61% Humidity
  • Population: 4.627 million (2011)
  • State electorate(s): various (49)
  • Colleges and Universities: The University of Sydney
  • Did you know: Sydney is the most-populous metropolitan / urban area in Australia (5,230,330)

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