Sydney 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.

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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.

is a western district of , a city in its own right within the Sydney Metropolitan Area and the second oldest European settlement on the Australian mainland.


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

The of Sydney are located between Sydney City and the coast, on the southern side of the harbour.

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.

is a leisure and entertainment precinct, in central .

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 and the to the west.

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

The is in on the southern fringe of in , around 35 km south from the city centre.

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

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

Hills and Hawkesbury is the largely residential area to the north west of the and north of .

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.

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

is a beachside suburb in the in southern .

is the world famous beachside locality of .

The is a leafy and affluent residential area to the north of the heart of .

The district is at the south-western residential outskirts of , further south of .

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

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Gujarati: સીડની, Hakka Chinese: Sit-nì, Hebrew: סידני, Hindi: सिडनी, Italian: Sydney, Japanese: シドニー, Kannada: ಸಿಡ್ನಿ, Kara-Kalpak: Sidney, Karachay-Balkar: Сидней, Kazakh: Сидней, Kirghiz: Сидней, Korean: 시드니, Kurdish: Sîdney, Latin: Sanctus Dionysius, Latin: 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, Portuguese: Sydney, 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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