About Sydney, Australia

Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Located on Australia's east coast, the metropolis surrounds the world's largest natural harbour, and sprawls towards the Blue Mountains to the west. Residents of Sydney are known as "Sydneysiders". Sydney is the second official seat, and second official residence, of the Governor-General of Australia, the Prime Minister of Australia and the Cabinet of Australia.The Sydney area has been inhabited by indigenous Australians for tens of millennia. The first British settlers arrived in 1788 to found Sydney as a penal colony, the first European settlement in Australia. Since convict transportation ended in the mid-19th century, the city has transformed from a colonial outpost into a major global cultural and economic centre. The population of Sydney at the time of the was 4.39 million, 1.5 million of which were born overseas, representing many different nationalities and making Sydney one of the most multicultural cities in the world. There are more than 250 different languages spoken in Sydney and about one-third of residents speak a language other than English at home.

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Gloria Polo Sydney Visit 2017

Gloria Polo Sydney Visit 2017

Saturday 18. February 2017
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SYDNEY'S BEST FREE EVENTS & PARTIES - 2017

SYDNEY'S BEST FREE EVENTS & PARTIES - 2017

Saturday 31. March 2018
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Earthcore in the Park 2017 - NSW
Saturday 25. November 2017
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Explosions in the Sky in Sydney at Sydney Opera House
Thursday 23. February 2017
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Miss Africa New South Wales (Sydney) 2016
Thursday 10. August 2017
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Sydney's Secret Parties
Wednesday 31. March 2021
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BowieFest 2017 - Sydney
Saturday 21. January 2017
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