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Encyclopedia > List of cities in Australia

This is a list of cities in Australia arranged by state. Map of Australia. ... The city of Chicago, as seen from the sky A city is an urban area that is differentiated from a town, village, or hamlet by size, population density, importance, or legal status. ...

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Australian Capital Territory

Capital Canberra Government Const. ... For other uses, see Canberra (disambiguation). ...

New South Wales

See also: List of Sydney suburbs

New South Wales has two types of "city": urban cities, as defined by the Geographical Names Board of New South Wales, and Local Government Areas which have been proclaimed as cities. Capital Sydney Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Professor Marie Bashir Premier Morris Iemma (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 50  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $305,437 (1st)  - Product per capita  $45,153/person (4th) Population (End of March 2006)  - Population  6,817,100 (1st)  - Density  8. ... This is a complete listing of the suburbs and localities in the greater Sydney area in alphabetical order. ... The Geographical Names Board of New South Wales was established in 1966 as the official body for naming and recording details of places and geographical names in New South Wales. ...


Urban cities

The Sydney Opera House on Sydney Harbour Sydney (pronounced ) is the most populous city in Australia, with a metropolitan area population of over 4. ... Albury is a city in New South Wales, Australia, located on the Hume Highway on the Northern side of the Murray River. ... Armidale (population 25,000) is a university and cathedral city in northern New South Wales, Australia, in Armidale Dumaresq Council. ... Bathurst is a regional centre in the state of New South Wales, Australia approximately 200km west of Sydney and is the seat of the Bathurst Regional Council Local Government Area. ... A panoramic view of the Blue Mountains The Blue Mountains of New South Wales, Australia, are situated approximately 100 kilometres west of Sydney. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Cessnock is a city in the Hunter Valley region of New South Wales, Australia in Cessnock City Council. ... For the state electoral district, see Electoral district of Coffs Harbour. ... Aerial image of Dubbo viewed from the southeast For the seat in the New South Wales Legislative Assembly, see Electoral district of Dubbo. ... Gosford is the main city of the Central Coast of New South Wales, located approximately 50 km north of the Sydney Central Business District (CBD) in a straight line, but somewhat further by road due to the shape of the coastline. ... A landmark in Goulburn, the Big Merino Sheep Goulburn () is a provincial cathedral city in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales, Australia in Goulburn Mulwaree Council. ... </ref> | est = 1851 | elevation = 5 | maxtemp = 25. ... Griffith is a city in south-western New South Wales, Australia. ... Lismore is a sub-tropical city in New South Wales, Australia. ... Lithgow is a city of approximately 18750 persons situated in central-west New South Wales, Australia and is also a Local Government Area. ... Maitland is a city in the Lower Hunter region of New South Wales, Australia and the seat of Maitland City Council. ... This does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Nowra shops Nowra park Nowra is the commercial and main administrative centre for the City of Shoalhaven region in New South Wales, Australia. ... Orange is a provincial city and Local Government Area of New South Wales, Australia. ... The town of Queanbeyan in New South Wales, Australia is overshadowed by its proximity to the Australian federal capital city of Canberra. ... Tamworth is a city in the New England region of New South Wales, Australia. ... Wagga Wagga (pronounced wogga wogga, informally called Wagga) is a city in New South Wales, Australia. ... Wollongong is the third largest city in the state of New South Wales, Australia, after Sydney and Newcastle. ...

Local Government Areas Declared as Cities

This list includes those Local Government Areas inside the Sydney metropolitan area. Local Government Area (abbreviated LGA) is a term used in Australia (and especially by the Australian Bureau of Statistics) to refer to areas controlled by each individual Local Government. ... The Sydney Opera House on Sydney Harbour Sydney (pronounced ) is the most populous city in Australia, with a metropolitan area population of over 4. ...

Albury City is a city in New South Wales, Australia, located on the Hume Highway on the Northern side of the Murray River. ... This article is about the local government area. ... For the state electoral district, see Electoral district of Blacktown. ... Blue Mountains City Council is the Council that covers the City of the Blue Mountains. ... The City of Botany Bay is the name of the local government area which encompasses suburbs adjacent to the Botany Bay (such as Botany, New South Wales) (before 1996, it was known as the Municipality of Botany). ... The City of Broken Hill is the Local Government Area for Broken Hill, which is an isolated mining city in the far west of outback New South Wales, Australia, with a population of 21,000. ... The City of Campbelltown is a Local Government Area in south-western Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia, located about 55 km south west of the Sydney central business district. ... Canada Bay is a Local Government Area of New South Wales, Australia and located in the metropolitan area of Sydney. ... The City of Canterbury is a local government district with city status in Kent, England. ... Cessnock City Council is is a Local Government Area (LGA) in New South Wales, Australia in the Hunter Valley. ... The City of Coffs Harbour is the Local Government Area that administers the Coffs Harbour area. ... Dubbo is a Local Government Area in the Orana region of New South Wales, Australia. ... The City of Fairfield is a Local Government Area in the south-west of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. ... Gosford City is a local government area of the Australian state of New South Wales, governed by the Gosford City Council. ... The Greater Taree City Council is a Local Government Area on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales, Australia, centered on Taree. ... The City of Griffith is a Local Government Area in south-western New South Wales, Australia. ... The City of Hawkesbury (formerly Hawkesbury Shire) is a Local Government Area of New South Wales, Australia, partly of which is at the fringe of the Sydney metroplitan area, about 50 kilometres north-west of the Sydney central business district. ... Holroyd is a Local Government Area and suburb of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, located in the Western Sydney region. ... The City of Hurstville is a Local Government Area within Sydney, Australia. ... Lake Macquarie is the name of a Local Government Area (the City of Lake Macquarie) located in NSW, Australia, approximately 150km north of Sydney, Australia, and 20km south of Newcastle. ... The City of Lismore is a local government area in New South Wales, Australia. ... Lithgow is a Local Government Area in New South Wales, Australia that includes Lithgow and its surrounding area. ... Liverpool City Council is the governing body for the city of Liverpool in Merseyside, England. ... Maitland City Council is a Local Government Area in the Lower Hunter region of New South Wales, Australia. ... Website: http://www. ... The City of Orange is a Local Government Area of New South Wales, Australia, including Orange and the surrounding areas. ... The City of Parramatta is a Local Government Area in western Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. ... Queanbeyan City is a Local Government Area (LGA) south eastern New South Wales, Australia, near Canberra. ... The City of Randwick is a Local Government Area in the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. ... The City of Rockdale is a Local Government Area in southern Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. ... The City of Ryde is a Local Government Area in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. ... Shellharbour City Council administers Shellharbour, New South Wales, a city of about 60,000 people. ... The Shoalhaven is a Local Government Area (Shoalhaven City, population ~85,000) and a region in south-eastern New South Wales (NSW), Australia, two hours south of Sydney. ... This article is about the local government area. ... Wagga Wagga City Council was formed from the amalgamation of Wagga Wagga Municipality with Mitchell and Kyeamba Shires in 1981. ... Wollongong City Council is a Local Government Area on the Illawarra region of New South Wales, Australia. ...

Northern Territory

See also: Local Government Areas of the Northern Territory

Capital Darwin Government Const. ... The Northern Territory has 63 Local Government Areas; though only 6 councils are considered municipalities, there are other types of local bodies. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Palmerston is an Australian city. ...

Queensland

See also: Local Government Areas of Queensland

Capital Brisbane Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Quentin Bryce Premier Peter Beattie (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 28  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $158,506 (3rd)  - Product per capita  $40,170/person (6th) Population (End of September 2006)  - Population  4,070,400 (3rd)  - Density  2. ... This is a list of Local Government Areas of Queensland Australia External link Statoids on Australia Shires Categories: Local Government Areas of Queensland ... Brisbane (pronounced ) is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of Queensland, as well as the third largest city in Australia, with a greater metropolitan population of just under two million. ... Bundaberg is a city in Queensland, Australia. ... Central Cairns from Mount Whitfield looking southeast. ... Caloundra () is the southern-most community on the Sunshine Coast in South East Queensland, Australia. ... Location of Charters Towers in Queensland (red) Charters Towers is a city and Local Government Area in northern Queensland, Australia. ... Auckland Inlet, with the Power House in the background Gladstone Marina, with the RG Tanna Coal Terminal (formerly Clinton Coal Facility) in the background Location of Gladstone in Queensland (red) Gladstone is an industrial port city located on the coast of Queensland, Australia. ... Gold Coast is a city and local government area in the southeast corner of Queensland, Australia. ... Hervey Bay is a rapidly growing resort city in southeastern Queensland, Australia. ... Ipswich is a city and Local Government Area situated on the Bremer River in South East Queensland, Australia. ... Logan is a city and Local Government Area in South East Queensland, Australia. ... Mackay (, pop. ... Maryborough is a city located on the Mary River in South East Queensland, Australia, approximately 300 kilometres north of the state capital, Brisbane. ... Mount Isa, Queensland, Australia Mount Isa is a city and Local Government Area located in north-western Queensland, Australia. ... Redcliffe is both the name of a peninsula on the north-west of Moreton Bay in South East Queensland, Australia and the city located on the peninsula. ... Mayor Margaret Strelow Area 187 km² Population 59,120 (2003) (ABS) Time zone UTC + 10 Latitude Longitude Rockhampton (or Rocky as it is known by the locals) is a small city and Local Government Area in Central Queensland, Australia, located 42 km inland from the Capricorn coast on the Bruce... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Toowoomba (also known as the The Garden City) is a city in South East Queensland, Australia. ... Townsville (Postcodes: 4810-4819) is a city on the north-eastern coast of Australia, located in the state of Queensland. ...

South Australia

See also: Local Government Areas of South Australia

Capital Adelaide Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Marjorie Jackson-Nelson Premier Mike Rann (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 11  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $59,819 (5th)  - Product per capita  $38,838/person (7th) Population (End of September 2006)  - Population  1,558,200 (5th)  - Density  1. ... This is a list of Local Government Areas of South Australia. ... Adelaide is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of South Australia, and is the fifth largest city in Australia, with a population of over 1. ... For the South Australian electoral district, see Electoral district of Mount Gambier. ... The Murray Bridge that crosses the Murray River Driving across the bridge Murray Bridge () is a city in South Australia about 80 kilometres (50 miles) southeast of Adelaide and 1 hour drive north of Meningie. ... Port Augusta (32°29&#8242; S 137°46&#8242; E, population 15,250) is a town in South Australia. ... Port Pirie is a city located 224 kilometres north of Adelaide in South Australia. ... Port Lincoln (postcode 5606) is a small city of 15,000 people in the Australian state of South Australia. ... Rosetta Head, colloquially known as The Bluff, is one of the popular tourist attractions in the town. ... City Plaza, Hummock Hill in the background Location of Whyalla in South Australia (red) Whyalla (33°02′S 137°34′E) is a city and port located on the east coast of the Eyre Peninsula opposite Port Pirie in South Australia. ...

Tasmania

See also: Local Government Areas of Tasmania

Capital Hobart Government Const. ... Local Government Areas of Tasmania, Australia This article also includes lists of towns, suburbs and localities of Tasmania. ... Hobart is the state capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania. ... Burnie is a port city on the north-west coast of Tasmania, originally settled in 1827 as Emu Bay. ... Devonport City Council shown in green in map of Tasmania Devonport is a city in the north-west of Tasmania, Australia, at the mouth of the Mersey River. ... Launceston is a city in the north of the state of Tasmania, Australia, population approximately 103,000, located at the juncture of the North Esk, South Esk, and Tamar rivers. ...

Victoria

See also: List of localities (Victoria) and Local Government Areas of Victoria

Capital Melbourne Government Const. ... This is a list of places in the State of Victoria, Australia. ... Municipalities of Greater Melbourne City of Banyule City of Bayside City of Boroondara City of Brimbank Shire of Cardinia City of Casey City of Darebin City of Frankston City of Glen Eira City of Greater Dandenong City of Hobsons Bay City of Hume City of Kingston City of Knox City... Melbournes CBD has grown to straddle the Yarra River in three major precincts. ... Location of Ararat in Victoria (red) Ararat () is a regional town in south-west Victoria, Australia. ... Benalla (36°33′S 145°58′E) is an agricultural town of about 12,000 people on the Hume Freeway in north-eastern Victoria, Australia, about 40 kilometres south of Wangaratta. ... Location of Ballarat in Victoria (red) Ballarat Base Hospital For the electoral division in the Australian House of Representatives, see Division of Ballarat. ... For the English bare-knuckle fighter,Abednego,Bendigo, see William Thompson (boxer). ... Moorabool St, Geelongs main street during Christmas. ... Hamilton () is a city in the Southern Grampians Shire of Victoria, Australia. ... Location of Horsham in Victoria (red) Horsham () is the largest town in the Wimmera region, located where the Western Highway (connecting Melbourne to Adelaide) crosses the Henty Highway (from Portland north towards Mildura). ... Moe (postcode: 3825, ) is a town in the Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. ... Morwell () is a large country town in central Gippsland, a region in the east of Victoria. ... Mildura is a locality in northwestern Victoria, Australia. ... Image:Salearms. ... Location of Shepparton in Victoria (red) Shepparton is the fifth largest city in Victoria, Australia. ... Swan Hill from above Swan Hill () is a city in the north west of Victoria, Australia. ... Location of Traralgon in Victoria (red) Traralgon is a regional city located in the Latrobe Valley in the Gippsland region of Victoria, Australia. ... Location of Wangaratta in Victoria (red) Wangaratta is a medium sized city of approximately 19,000 people in the north east of Victoria, Australia, about 230 km from Melbourne along the Hume Highway, with Benalla approximately 45 kilometres to the south-west, and Albury-Wodonga 72 kilometres to the northeast. ... War memorial Warrnambool is a regional city of around 32,000 people on the south-western coast of Victoria, Australia, located in the municipality City of Warrnambool. ... Wodonga () is a small city on the Victorian side of the border with New South Wales, 300 kilometres north-east of Melbourne, Australia. ...

Western Australia

See also: List of Perth suburbs and Local Government Areas of Western Australia

Capital Perth Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Ken Michael Premier Alan Carpenter (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 15  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $100,900 (4th)  - Product per capita  $50,355/person (3rd) Population (December 2006)  - Population  2,050,900 (4th)  - Density  0. ... This is a list of suburbs grouped by local government in Perth, Western Australia. ... Local Government Areas of Western Australia There are 144 Local Governments in Western Australia (including Christmas Island and Cocos Islands), represented by the Western Australian Local Government Association External link Statoids on Australia Shires Categories: Local Government Areas of Western Australia ... The Perth skyline viewed from the Swan River This article is about the urban area of Perth, Western Australia. ... Albany, (IPA: ; ; post code: 6330), is a city on the south coast of Western Australia, 408 kilometres south-southeast of Perth. ... This article is about the city of Bunbury. ... Location of Geraldton, Western Australia Geraldton ( ) is a city and port in Western Australia located 424 km north of Perth. ... Location of Fremantle, Western Australia Fremantle ( ) is a city located within the Perth metropolitan area on Australias western coast, at the mouth of the Swan River, 19 kilometres southwest of Perths Central Business District. ... Kalgoorlie is a Western Australian city located about 600 km east of Perth. ... Mandurah () is a city 50 minutes (72 km) south of Perth, Western Australia, with a population of approximately 75,000. ...

See also

This list of Australian cities by population briefly explains the three different population figures given for Australian cities, and provides rankings for each. ... This is the list of city listings by country and territory: See also List of cities by latitude List of metropolitan areas by population List of national capitals List of capitals of subnational entities List of towns List of neighborhood listings by city External link Place Names of Europe Categories... Local Government Area (abbreviated LGA) is a term used in Australia (and especially by the Australian Bureau of Statistics) to refer to areas controlled by each individual Local Government. ...

External links

  • Map of cities of Australia
  • A Gazetteer of Australian Cities, Towns and Suburbs (Monash University)

 
 

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