|Perth City Facts|
|Total Area||2,080 sq miles|
|Lat Long Coordinates||31.9554° S, 115.8585° E|
|Time Zome||Australian Western Standard Time(AWST), or (UTC+8)|
|Area Code||Australia (61), Western Australia (08)|
|Major Religion||Roman Catholic, Christian|
|Museums||Aviation Heritage Museum, WACA Museum, Museum of Performing Arts, Aviation Heritage Museum|
|Universities||University of Western Australia, Curtin University, Edith Cowan University, Murdoch University|
|Tourist Places of Attractions
Perth City Guide
Perth is the capital of the Australian state of Western Australia. Perth has an population of about 1,897,548 according to 2012 estimate.
Perth is located towards the south-west of Australia. The exact location of Perth is between the Indian Ocean and the low coastal escarpment called the Darling Range. The Central business district and suburbs of Perth are located on the Swan River.
Population: The total population of the city of Perth is 1,897,548 (2012).
Location: Western Australia.
The city is located in the south west corner of Western Australia. Perth is located at 32 degrees south and 116 degrees east. Cities such as Capetown, Casablanca, San Deigo, Santiago and Shanghai are located on a similar latitude. Perth is situated on the Swan River. Perth is located 19 km inland from the port of Fremantle. Fremantle is situated on the Indian Ocean.
Coordinates: 31, 57 S, 115, 52 E
Transportation: The Perth Airport serves the city of Perth. Perth is located on the city's east for domestic and international flights. Jandakot Airport is situated in Perth's southern suburbs for general aviation.
The city network of Perth has three freeways. It has nine metropolitan highways. There are no toll roads in Perth.
The Perth Metropolitan Public Transport includes trains, ferries and buses. These means of transportation are provided by Transperth. The city has links to rural areas. This link is provided by Transwa. The metropolitan area has 59 railway stations and 15 bus stations.
Rail Network has been expanded in the northern and southern suburbs. This expansion has been done as a part of the New MetroRail project. The Indian Pacific Passenger Rail Service connects Perth with Adelaide and Sydney via Kalgoorlue.
The main container and passenger port of Perth is located at Fremantle. Perth is located 19 kilometres south west at the mouth of Swan River.
Hotels: Some popular hotels of Perth include Rydges Perth Hotel, Saville Park Suites Perth, Crowne Plaza Perth, Burswood International Resort Casino, Sheraton Perth Hotel, Sullivans Hotel, Holiday Inn Burswood, Pacific International Suites Perth, Mercure Perth, Hilton Parmelia, Holiday Inn City Centre Perth, Mounts Bay Waters Apartment Hotel and Travelodge Perth.
Places Of Attraction: King's Park is a popular attraction of Perth. This city offers the most spectacular view of Perth skyline. The sunset reflecting off the glass skyscrapers provides a perfect view. Perth Zoo, Burswood Casino, Adventure World and Pioneer Village are some other attractions of Perth.
Last Updated On : April 25, 2013