Sydney, city, capital of the state of New South Wales, Australia. Located on Australia’s southeastern coast, Sydney is the country’s largest city and, with its magnificent harbour and strategic position, is one of the most important ports in the South Pacific.
What is Australia’s largest city?
Significant urban areas by population
|Rank||Significant Urban Areas||State/territory|
|2||Sydney||New South Wales|
Is Sydney the largest city in the world by area?
Melbourne […] occupies the 32nd largest area in the world at 2,453 square kilometres, making it larger than London, home to 10.4 million people, and Mexico City, with 20.4 million residents. … Australia’s most populous city, Sydney, is 43rd in terms of the size of its urban footprint, at 2,037 square kilometres.
Which city is bigger Sydney or Melbourne?
While Sydney is larger, with a population of 4,879,000 Melbourne is growing at a rate that is 18% faster, meaning it will be Australia’s largest city by 2050.