New South Wales

New South Wales is most populous state. Its capital, is the country's oldest, largest and most cosmopolitan city, centred on its spectacular harbour.

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is the Harbour City. It is the largest, oldest and most cosmopolitan city in with an enviable reputation as one of the world's most beautiful and liveable cities.

The was where Governor Arthur Phillip first raised the British Flag on Australian soil in January 1788, the earliest site of European settlement in Australia.

Immediately to the east of the and also adjacent to is an area of laneways, nightlife, cafes, pubs, bars and entertainment.

The of Sydney stretches from the small inner city suburb of Chippendale to the secondary railway hub and business-retail centre of Strathfield and also to the west.


The , immediately to the west of the sprawling metropolitan area of , constitute one of the most accessible areas of relatively unspoilt natural highland beauty in .

The is an inland region in the south of , , producing a good deal of the nation's agriculture.

is a region in the north-eastern area of north of the and inland from the north coast of and the .

The region is on the far North Coast of , stretching from Grafton to at the border.

The of the state of stretches for some 300 km along the Pacific Ocean shoreline from Port Stephens in the south to in the north and inland to and neighbouring towns.

The is a coastal region in the state of , , immediately to the south of .

The region of has an interesting rural/tourist mix.

The , sometimes nicknamed the Snowies, are a region of in in the south east of the state.

is an island in , administered as part of in .

The of is a coastal region located immediately to the north of the state capital of and south of the state's second largest city Newcastle.

New South Wales

  • Location: ,
  • Population: 7,480,000
  • Abbreviation: NSW
  • Latitude of center: -33° or 33° south
  • Longitude of center: 146° or 146° east
  • Elevation: 160 meters (525 feet)
  • Neighbors: , and
  • GeoNames ID: 2155400

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