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

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The Sydney City Centre 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 City Centre and also adjacent to City South is an area of laneways, nightlife, cafes, pubs, bars and entertainment.

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


Parramatta 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.

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.

Darling Harbour is a leisure and entertainment precinct, in central Sydney.

Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport is the main airport of Australia's largest city, Sydney.

The Eastern Suburbs of Sydney are located between Sydney City and the Pacific Ocean coastline.

The Rocks is sandstone buildings, history, laneways, culture and Australiana by day, and a busy pub scene by night.

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 Parramatta and the Hills District to the west.

The City South district is home to Australia's largest Chinatown as well as its largest train station, Central station.

The Royal National Park is in on the southern fringe of Sydney in New South Wales, Australia around 35km south from the city centre.

St George & Sutherland Shire is a district about 25 km south of Sydney City, centred around the Georges River and bounded by Botany Bay and Port Hacking.

Manly is a harbour- and ocean-side suburb and locality of Sydney and the southernmost of Sydney's Northern Beaches.

Hills and Hawkesbury is the largely residential area to the north west of the city centre and north of Macquarie Park.

The Harbour Islands 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.

Sydney Olympic Park, is an area 15km west from Sydney City.

Cronulla is a beachside suburb in the Sutherland Shire in southern Sydney.

The Northern Beaches of Sydney refers to a suburban district located in the north east of the city …

Bondi Beach is the world famous beachside locality of Sydney.

Maroubra is a suburb in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, Australia.

The Upper North Shore is a leafy and affluent residential area to the north of the heart of Sydney.

The Macarthur district is at the south-western residential outskirts of Sydney, further south of South West Sydney.

Southwestern Sydney refers to the large residential area to the south and west of Sydney, including the centres of Cabramatta and Liverpool.

Airport & Botany Bay is an arbitrary district name, for the areas surrounding Botany Bay and also those directly south of Sydney, which includes Sydney Airport, Redfern, Alexandria, Brighton le Sands, Mascot and Rockdale among others.


  • Location:  , ,
  • Population:  4,840,000
  • IATA airport code:  SYD
  • Latitude of center:  33° 51' 35.9" (33.86°) south
  • Longitude of center:  151° 12' 40" (151.2111°) east
  • Elevation:  58 meters (190 feet)
  • Wikidata:  Sydney
  • Wikimedia Commons:  Sydney

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  • Abkhazian:  Сиднеи
  • Amharic:  ሲድኒ
  • Arabic:  سيدني
  • Armenian:  Սիդնեյ
  • Azerbaijani:  Sidney
  • Bashkir:  Сидней
  • Belarusian:  Горад Сідней
  • Bengali:  সিডনি
  • Bihari :  सिडनी
  • Bulgarian:  Сидни
  • Burmese:  ဆစ်ဒနီမြို့
  • Central Bikol:  Sidney
  • Central Khmer:  ស៊ីដនីយ៏
  • Central Kurdish:  سیدنی
  • Chechen:  Сидней
  • Chinese:  悉尼
  • Chuvash:  Сидней
  • Dimli (individual language):  Sidney
  • Eastern Mari:  Сидней
  • Egyptian Arabic:  سيدنى
  • English:  Syd, Sydney City
  • Esperanto:  Sidnejo
  • Extremaduran:  Sidney
  • Galician:  Sidney
  • Georgian:  სიდნეი
  • Greek:  Σίδνεϋ
  • Gujarati:  સીડની
  • Hakka Chinese:  Sit-nì
  • Hebrew:  סידני
  • Hindi:  सिडनी
  • Japanese:  シドニー
  • Kannada:  ಸಿಡ್ನಿ
  • Kara-Kalpak:  Sidney
  • Karachay-Balkar:  Сидней
  • Kazakh:  Сидней
  • Kirghiz:  Сидней
  • Korean:  시드니
  • Kurdish:  Sîdney
  • Latin:  Sanctus Dionysius, Sydneium
  • Latvian:  Sidneja
  • Lezghian:  Сидней
  • Lithuanian:  Sidnėjus
  • Macedonian:  Сиднеј
  • Malayalam:  സിഡ്നി
  • Marathi:  सिडनी
  • Mazanderani:  سیدنی
  • Min Dong Chinese:  Sék-nà̤
  • Mongolian:  Сидней
  • Nepali (macrolanguage):  सिड्नी
  • Newari:  सिद्नी
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE):  ܣܝܕܢܝ
  • Ossetian:  Сидней
  • Panjabi:  ਸਿਡਨੀ
  • Persian:  سیدنی
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk:  Sidni
  • Russian:  Сидней
  • Rusyn:  Сідні
  • Samogitian:  Sėdniejos
  • Sanskrit:  सिडनी
  • Serbian:  Сиднеј
  • Sinhala:  සිඩ්නි
  • South Azerbaijani:  سیدنی
  • Spanish:  Sídney
  • Tamil:  சிட்னி
  • Tatar:  Сидней
  • Telugu:  సిడ్నీ
  • Thai:  ซิดนีย์
  • Tibetan:  སིད་ནེ།
  • Turkish:  Sidney
  • Turkmen:  Sidneý
  • Uighur:  Sidnéy
  • Ukrainian:  Сідней
  • Urdu:  سڈنی
  • Uzbek:  Sidney
  • Veps:  Sidnei
  • Western Panjabi:  سڈنی
  • Wu Chinese:  悉尼
  • Yakut:  Сидней
  • Yiddish:  סידני
  • Yue Chinese:  雪梨

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