What is Sydney?

  • (noun): The largest Australian city located in southeastern Australia on the Tasman Sea; state capital of New South Wales; Australia's chief port.


Sydney ( /sɪdni/) is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia. It is located on Australia's south-east coast of the Tasman Sea. As of June 2010, the greater metropolitan area had an approximate population of 4.6 million people. Inhabitants of Sydney are called Sydneysiders, comprising a cosmopolitan and international population.

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History Of Sydney - Ancient History
... The first people to occupy the area now known as Sydney were Australian Aborigines ... was never large, they occupied all areas of Australia, including Sydney ... The area surrounding Port Jackson (Sydney Harbour) was home to several Aboriginal tribes ...
Sydney, Nova Scotia - Notable People
... medalist Donald MacDonald, President of the Canadian Labour Congress/MLA for Sydney Daniel MacIvor, playwright Al MacNeil, retired NHL player and head coach, Stanley Cup Champion Greg MacPherson, musician Kevin ...
Inner West Railway Line - Inner West Line Stations
... service continues from ■Bankstown Line Inner West Line Town Hall THL 1.2 km 1932 One Sydney, Darling Harbour Wynyard WYD 2.1 km 1932 One Sydney, The Rocks, Millers Point Circular Quay CQY 3.0 ...
History Of Sydney - 20th Century - Olympic City and The New Millenium
... due to naming rights), a multi-purpose stadium located in the Sydney Olympic Park precinct of the redeveloped Homebush Bay was completed in March 1999 at a ... Sydney captured global attention in the Year 2000 by hosting the Summer Olympic Games ... The Opening Ceremony of the Sydney Olympics featured a theatrical rendering of Australian history through dance and a torch lighting by Aboriginal athlete Cathy Freeman ...
History Of Sydney
... The History of Sydney begins in prehistoric times with the occupation of the district by Australian Aborigines, whose ancestors came to Australia between 45,000 and 60,000 years ago ... Sydney established an elected city council in 1840 and was from 1788-1900 the capital of the British colony of New South Wales ... In 1901, Sydney became a state capital, when New South Wales voted to join the Australian Federation ...

Famous quotes containing the word sydney:

    Turn up the lights; I don’t want to go home in the dark.
    O. Henry [William Sydney Porter] (1862–1910)