Sydney, city, capital of the state of New South Wales, Australia. Located on Australia’s south-eastern 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. In the early 19th century, when it was still a small convict settlement and the first settlers had barely penetrated the interior, it had already established trade with the Pacific Islands, India, China, South Africa, and the Americas.
Nowadays Sydney is a modern, trending city that is home for thousands of international students. The famous Harbour Bridge, Darling Harbour and Opera House are waiting for you.
The city is listed as one of the cities with the highest standards of quality of life in the world. Sydney leads the list of the 10 cities with the best quality of life in the world, in another study carried out by the same company together with The Economist magazine. Similarly, the city was designated in 2016 according to a study as the city with the best reputation in the world to live, study and invest, followed by Vienna in Austria. It is located southeast of Australia, on the shores of the wide bay of Sydney (Port Jackson). In the city highlights the Opera House, the Sydney Harbor Bridge, the Harbor Bridge and its beaches. The metropolitan area is surrounded by national parks that contain bays and rivers. The city has hosted international events such as the Commonwealth Games of 1938, the Olympic Games in Sydney 2000 and the final of the Rugby World Cup in 2003, among others. Sydney is listed as one of the 15 most visited cities in the world, with millions of tourists coming every year to attractions such as the botanical garden, the city’s port, the Royal National Park, the Opera House, etc.
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