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Cities in Australia

Australia's major cities include Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Cairns, Darwin, and Canberra, the capital.

Cities in Australia
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Australia is divided into six states and two mainland territories. The states in Australia are New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, and Western Australia.
Australia's mainland territories are the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory. Each of the states and territories is headquartered at its own capital city.

The capital of Australia is Canberra, which is located in the Australian Capital Territory in southeastern Australia. Canberra has a population of about 367,000, making it the largest inland city in the country, but the eight largest city in all. Canberra covers an area of 814 square kilometers (314 square miles).

The most populous city in Australia is Sydney, which is the capital of New South Wales. Sydney is home to about 4.6 million people, in an area of about 12,144 square kilometers (4,689 square miles). Sydney is a major cultural center of Australia, as the location of the Sydney Opera House, a thriving art scene, and cultural events and festivals.

Melbourne, the capital of Victoria, is the second largest city in Australia with a population of about 4.1 million. The area of Melbourne is about 8,806 square kilometers (3,400 square miles), and it is called Garden City. Melbourne is often considered the cultural capital of Australia, with the headquarters of the country's film and television industry, and major sports and arts center.

Brisbane is Queensland's capital, and the third largest city in Australia with a population of 2.1 million. Brisbane covers an area of 5,949 square kilometers (2,297 square miles) along the east coast of the continent.

Perth is situated in Western Australia and is the largest city and capital of the state. Perth has a population of 1.8 million people living in its metropolitan area, which covers 5,386 square kilometers (2,079 square miles).

The fifth largest city in Australia is Adelaide, the South Australian capital. Adelaide's population numbers about 1.2 million and an area of 1,827 square kilometers (705 square miles).

Cairns in Queensland and Darwin, the capital of the Northern Territory are other important cities in Australia.

Some of the important Australian cities include:-


Major Cities in Australia
RankCityState/TerritoryPopulation June 2012
1SydneyNew South Wales4667283
4PerthWestern Australia1897548
5AdelaideSouth Australia1277174
6Gold Coast-Tweed HeadsQueensland/New South Wales590889
7Newcastle-MaitlandNew South Wales418958
8Canberra-QueanbeyanAustralian Capital Territory/New South Wales411609
*Australian Capital TerritoryAustralian Capital Territorya374658
9Sunshine CoastQueensland285169
10WollongongNew South Wales282099
15DarwinNorthern Territory131678
20Albury-WodongaNew South Wales/Victoria84982
24BunburyWestern Australia67090
25Coffs HarbourNew South Wales66610
26Wagga WaggaNew South Wales53832
27Hervey BayQueensland50431
28Mildura-WentworthVictoria/New South Wales48783
30Gladstone-Tannum SandsQueensland44355
31Port MacquarieNew South Wales43587
32TamworthNew South Wales40832
34OrangeNew South Wales38516
35GeraldtonWestern Australia38030
36Bowral-MittagongNew South Wales36402
37DubboNew South Wales35898
38Nowra-BomaderryNew South Wales34798
39BathurstNew South Wales34124
41Kalgoorlie-BoulderWestern Australia32787
42BusseltonWestern Australia32471
43AlbanyWestern Australia31978

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