Sydney is the Harbour City, and is the largest, oldest and most cosmopolitan city in with an enviable reputation as one of the world's most beautiful and liveable cities.
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is a national park scattered across Sydney Harbour, . Photo: AyanA123, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The Sydney was where Governor Arthur Phillip first raised the British flag on Australian soil in January 1788, the earliest site of European settlement in Australia. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

The of Sydney lie between Sydney City and the coast, on the southern side of the harbour. Photo: Urgh1962, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Immediately to the east of the City Centre and also adjacent to is an area of laneways, nightlife, cafes, pubs, bars and entertainment. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

Notable Places in the Area

The is a heritage-listed steel through arch bridge in Sydney, spanning from the to the North Shore. Photo: JJ Harrison, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is Sydney's tallest structure and the second tallest observation tower in the Southern Hemisphere. Photo: Gobeirne, CC BY 2.5.

The is a heritage-listed museum at 1 William Street, , , Australia. Photo: J Bar, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The , founded as the New South Wales Academy of Art in 1872 and known as the National between 1883 and 1958, is located in The Domain, Sydney, Australia. Photo: Siegfried Nugent, CC BY-SA 3.0.


is a western district of Sydney, a city in its own right within the Sydney Metropolitan Area, and the second oldest European settlement on the Australian mainland. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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. Photo: 99of9, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport is the main airport of largest city, Sydney. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

The of Sydney refers to a suburban district located in the north east of the city… Photo: Andrewssi2, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a leisure and entertainment precinct, in central Sydney. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

Airport & is an arbitrary district name for the areas surrounding and also those directly south of Sydney, which include Sydney Airport, Redfern, Alexandria, Brighton-le-Sands, Mascot and Rockdale among others. Photo: Brett L., CC BY-SA 2.0.

The is the metropolitan area on the northern shore of Sydney Harbour and is surrounded by Middle Harbour to the east and Lane Cove River to the west. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

is sandstone buildings, history, laneways, culture and Australiana by day, and a busy pub scene by night. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

The district is home to Australia's largest Chinatown as well as its largest train station, Central station. Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

Macquarie Park-Ryde is the metropolitan area on the northern bank of the Parramatta River and is bordered by Lane Cove National Park to the east and north and and the to the west.

is an area 15 km west from Sydney City. Photo: Adam.J.W.C, CC BY-SA 2.5.

The is in on the southern fringe of Sydney in , around 35 km south from the CBD. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

St George & is a district about 25 km south of , centred around the Georges River and bounded by Botany Bay and Port Hacking. Photo: J Bar, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Hills and Hawkesbury is the largely residential area to the north west of the CBD and north of . Photo: Sardaka, CC BY 3.0.

is an affluent beachside suburb of Sydney, in the state of , . Photo: Hyme852052, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The is a leafy and affluent residential area to the north of the heart of Sydney. Photo: John Dalton, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Southwestern Sydney is a large residential area to the south and west of Sydney, including the centres of Cabramatta and Liverpool. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

The are Sydney's best kept secret. There are several in the harbour that you can visit to explore, for a picnic, or just to take in the history and the view. Photo: Coekon, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a national park in the very north of the Sydney area in the state of , close to Sydney's Photo: XLerate, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in the state of , , in the local government area of with a population of 722 as of the 2016 census. Photo: philipterrygraham, CC BY 2.0.

is in Sydney, , in two separate sections, one being in the… Photo: Maurice van Creij, CC BY 3.0.

is a historic town and suburb of Sydney, , located 65 kilometres from the . Photo: JohnsonL623, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a popular beach and the name of the surrounding suburb in Sydney, , Australia. Photo: Bgabel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Lower North Shore is the metropolitan area on the northern shore of Sydney Harbour and is surrounded by Middle Harbour to the east and Lane Cove River to the west.

is an inner-city suburb of Sydney, in the state of , . Photo: J Bar, CC BY 2.5.


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  • Yue Chinese: 雪梨 (澳洲)
  • Yue Chinese: 雪梨
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