Australia has a total population of 25.69 million, and its population and cities are mainly distributed along the southeast coast. It is a highly developed capitalist country. Among the most populous cities in Australia are Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, as well as Perth, Adelaide, Gold Coast and other cities.
Sydney (population about 5.03 million)
Speaking of Sydney, everyone must be very familiar with it. It is located on the southeastern coast of Australia and is the capital of New South Wales, Australia. It covers an area of 12,368.19 square kilometers and has a population of about 5.03 million. It is also the largest and most populous city in Australia. Sydney has a highly developed financial industry, manufacturing industry and tourism industry. It has been rated as one of the most livable cities in the world by UN-Habitat for many years and is a first-tier city in the world. At the same time, Sydney is also the host city of many important international sports events, including the 1938 Commonwealth Games, the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games and the 2003 Rugby World Cup.
Melbourne (5 million)
Located on the southern coast of Australia, Melbourne is the capital of the Commonwealth of Australia, Victoria, and the second largest city in Australia. It covers an area of 8,831 square kilometers and has a population of 5 million, making it the most populous city in Australia. Melbourne is the cultural, artistic and industrial center of Australia, and the most famous cultural city in the southern hemisphere. Its urban green space rate is as high as 40%, and the environment is very elegant. It is the most livable city in the world” and is also a world-famous tourist city and an international metropolis.
Brisbane (2.1 million)
Brisbane, also translated as Brisbane, is the capital of Queensland, Australia and the third largest city in Australia, with a total area of 15,826 square kilometers and a population of more than 2.1 million in the metropolitan area, second only to Sydney and Melbourne. Top three. Brisbane is a famous sports city. It has hosted the 1982 Commonwealth Games, the 1988 World Exposition, the 2001 World Friendship Games, and the 1996, 2003, 2007, 2011 Asia-Pacific City Summit and the 2014 G20 Summit. City, etc.; and the host city of the 2032 Summer Olympics is Brisbane, Australia.
Perth (2.06 million)
Perth is the capital of Western Australia, Australia, covering an area of 5,386 square kilometers. The Perth metropolitan area has a total population of 2.06 million. It is not only the fourth largest city in Australia, but also the most populous city in Australia. Perth has a vast living space and a high level of living quality, and is among the best in the annual selection of the world’s best cities to live in. Due to its location in the Mediterranean climate region on the west coast of the Australian mainland, Perth is also a place where black swans gather.
Adelaide ($1.8 million)
Adelaide, also translated as Adelaide, is the capital of South Australia and has been rated as one of the most livable cities in the world with Melbourne for many years. Adelaide is a port city in southern Australia, with an area of 2,000 square kilometers and 1.8 million inhabitants. Compared with other cities in Australia, Adelaide’s aging rate is relatively high. Nearly a quarter (24.1%) of residents are older than 54. Adelaide’s economy is dominated by manufacturing, military industry and research, and its educational resources are also very good.
Gold Coast (638,000)
Gold Coast is a city in southern Queensland, Australia, with 638,000 residents. It is adjacent to the capital city of Brisbane in the north and borders Tweed Head, New South Wales in the south. It is also a famous holiday resort on the eastern coast of Australia. The Gold Coast has a subtropical monsoon climate with year-round sunshine and humid air. It is suitable for tourism all year round. The tourist attractions here are Paradise Farm, as well as many outdoor activities such as skydiving and surfing. It is also a surfer’s paradise.
Newcastle, also known as Newcastle, with 310,000 residents, is the most populous city in Australia and the second oldest city in New South Wales. The whole city is built around a huge harbour, Newcastle is located at the mouth of the Hunter River and is one of the largest ports in use in Australia, about 2.5 hours drive from Sydney. Newcastle has convenient transportation and rich resources. It is a famous tourist city in Australia. There is almost no off-season for tourism. Therefore, people here live relatively well and have a high GDP per capita.
Canberra is located in the open valley of the mountains in southeastern Australia. It is the capital of the Commonwealth of Australia, with an area of 2,395 square kilometers and a population of 410,300, ranking eighth among the most populous cities in Australia. As the political center of Australia, with banks, restaurants and public services as the main economic sectors, there are railways connecting major cities and rich educational resources. Due to the mild climate and four distinct seasons, tourism here is also very prosperous.
Sunshine Coast (297,000)
The Sunshine Coast is located in southeastern Queensland, Australia, about 80 kilometers north of the state capital Brisbane. It is a beautiful coastal city facing the vast Pacific Ocean, with beautiful scenery and pleasant climate. This famous international resort city in Australia covers an area of 3,014 square kilometers and has 297,000 residents. It is one of the fastest growing areas in Australia. The Sunshine Coast is an important tourist destination in Queensland, with a total length of more than 50 kilometers of sandy beaches, numerous national parks, zoos, marine parks and ecological farms and other tourist attractions. Many tourists come here every year.
Geelong, also translated as Geelong, is the second largest city in Victoria, Australia, after the capital Melbourne. Founded in 1849, Geelong is located in Corio Bay at the western end of Phillip Bay, more than 70 kilometers southwest of Melbourne, with a population of 282,000, making it one of the ten most populous cities in Australia. Geelong has also been selected as the “Design Capital” by the World UNESCO City. The streets are full of literature and art. Pick up the camera and record the beautiful moments full of Instagram style.