Sydney

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Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.wikipedia
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Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.

New South Wales

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Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
New South Wales' state capital is Sydney, which is also Australia's most populous city.

List of Sydney suburbs

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Sydney is made up of 658 suburbs, 40 local government areas and 15 contiguous regions.
This is a complete listing of the suburbs and localities in the greater Sydney area in alphabetical order.

Australia

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Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
Australia's capital is Canberra, and its largest city is Sydney.

Regions of Sydney

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Sydney is made up of 658 suburbs, 40 local government areas and 15 contiguous regions.
The metropolis of Sydney is informally subdivided into a number of geographic regions.

History of Australia (1788–1850)

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In 1788, the First Fleet of convicts, led by Arthur Phillip, founded Sydney as a British penal colony, the first European settlement in Australia.
The history of Australia from 1788–1850 covers the early colonial period of Australia's history, from the arrival in 1788 of the First Fleet of British ships at Sydney, New South Wales, who established the penal colony, the scientific exploration of the continent and later, establishment of other Australian colonies.

Royal National Park

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Located on Australia's east coast, the metropolis surrounds Port Jackson and extends about on its periphery towards the Blue Mountains to the west, Hawkesbury to the north, the Royal National Park to the south and Macarthur to the south-west. Boasting over of nature reserves and parks, its notable natural features include Sydney Harbour, the Royal National Park, Royal Botanic Garden and Hyde Park, the oldest parkland in the country.
The Royal National Park is a protected national park that is located in Sutherland Shire in the Australian state of New South Wales, just south of Sydney.

Blue Mountains (New South Wales)

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Located on Australia's east coast, the metropolis surrounds Port Jackson and extends about on its periphery towards the Blue Mountains to the west, Hawkesbury to the north, the Royal National Park to the south and Macarthur to the south-west.
The region borders on Sydney's metropolitan area, its foothills starting about 50 km west of centre of the state capital, close to the major suburb of Penrith.

Oceania

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Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania.
The largest and most populous country in Oceania is Australia, with Sydney being the largest city of both Oceania and Australia.

Port Jackson

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Located on Australia's east coast, the metropolis surrounds Port Jackson and extends about on its periphery towards the Blue Mountains to the west, Hawkesbury to the north, the Royal National Park to the south and Macarthur to the south-west. Boasting over of nature reserves and parks, its notable natural features include Sydney Harbour, the Royal National Park, Royal Botanic Garden and Hyde Park, the oldest parkland in the country.
Port Jackson, consisting of the waters of Sydney Harbour, Middle Harbour, North Harbour and the Lane Cove and Parramatta Rivers, is the ria or natural harbour of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

City of Hawkesbury

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Located on Australia's east coast, the metropolis surrounds Port Jackson and extends about on its periphery towards the Blue Mountains to the west, Hawkesbury to the north, the Royal National Park to the south and Macarthur to the south-west.
The City of Hawkesbury is a local government area of New South Wales, Australia, part of which is at the fringe of the Sydney metropolitan area, about 50 km north-west of the Sydney central business district.

Arthur Phillip

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In 1788, the First Fleet of convicts, led by Arthur Phillip, founded Sydney as a British penal colony, the first European settlement in Australia.
Admiral Arthur Phillip (11 October 1738 – 31 August 1814) was a Royal Navy officer and the first Governor of New South Wales who founded the British penal colony that later became the city of Sydney, Australia.

Convicts in Australia

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In 1788, the First Fleet of convicts, led by Arthur Phillip, founded Sydney as a British penal colony, the first European settlement in Australia.
Seeking to pre-empt the French colonial empire from expanding into the region, Britain chose Australia as the site of a penal colony, and in 1787, the First Fleet of eleven convict ships set sail for Botany Bay, arriving on 20 January 1788 to found Sydney, New South Wales, the first European settlement on the continent.

2000 Summer Olympics

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Sydney has hosted major international sporting events such as the 2000 Summer Olympics.
The 2000 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXVII Olympiad and commonly known as Sydney 2000 or the Millennium Olympic Games/Games of the New Millennium, were an international multi-sport event held between 15 September and 1 October 2000 in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Tourism in Sydney

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Ranked eleventh in the world for economic opportunity, Sydney has an advanced market economy with strengths in finance, manufacturing and tourism.
Tourism in Sydney, Australia forms an important part of the city's economy.

University of Sydney

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Established in 1850, the University of Sydney is Australia's first university and is regarded as one of the world's leading universities.
The University of Sydney (USYD, or informally Sydney Uni) is an Australian public research university in Sydney, Australia.

South Western Sydney

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Located on Australia's east coast, the metropolis surrounds Port Jackson and extends about on its periphery towards the Blue Mountains to the west, Hawkesbury to the north, the Royal National Park to the south and Macarthur to the south-west.
South Western Sydney is a region of the metropolitan area in south west Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Hyde Park, Sydney

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Boasting over of nature reserves and parks, its notable natural features include Sydney Harbour, the Royal National Park, Royal Botanic Garden and Hyde Park, the oldest parkland in the country.
Hyde Park is a heritage-listed 16.2 ha urban park located in the central business district of Sydney, in the City of Sydney local government area of New South Wales, Australia, Hyde Park is the oldest public parkland in Australia.

Parks in Sydney

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Boasting over of nature reserves and parks, its notable natural features include Sydney Harbour, the Royal National Park, Royal Botanic Garden and Hyde Park, the oldest parkland in the country.
Sydney is well endowed with open spaces and has many natural areas.

Sydney Opera House

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Built attractions such as the Sydney Harbour Bridge and the World Heritage-listed Sydney Opera House are also well known to international visitors.
The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre at Sydney Harbour in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Australian gold rushes

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A gold rush occurred in the colony in 1851, and over the next century, Sydney transformed from a colonial outpost into a major global cultural and economic centre.
Before the end of the year, the gold rush had spread to many other parts of the state where gold had been found, not just to the west, but also to the south and north of Sydney.

Globalization and World Cities Research Network

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It is classified as an Alpha+ World City by Globalization and World Cities Research Network, indicating its influence in the region and throughout the world.

Sydney Trains

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Established in 1906, Central station, the largest and busiest railway station in the state, is the main hub of the city's rail network.
Sydney Trains is the suburban passenger rail network serving the city of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Botany Bay

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The first meeting between the native people and the British occurred on 29 April 1770 when Lieutenant James Cook landed at Botany Bay on the Kurnell Peninsula and encountered the Gweagal clan.
Botany Bay, an open oceanic embayment, is located in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 13 km south of the Sydney central business district.

Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney

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Phillip named the city Sydney in recognition of Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney.
The cities of Sydney in Nova Scotia, Canada, and Sydney in New South Wales, Australia were named in his honour, in 1785 and 1788, respectively.