The Sydney map shows the detailed map and a large map of Sydney. This map of Sydney will allow you to orient yourself in Sydney in Australia. The Sydney map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Sydney urban area is in a coastal basin, which is bordered by the Pacific Ocean to the east, the Blue Mountains to the west, the Hawkesbury River to the north and the Royal National Park to the south as its mentioned in Sydney map. It lies on a submergent coastline, where the ocean level has risen to flood deep river valleys (ria) carved in the Hawkesbury sandstone. Port Jackson, better known as Sydney Harbour, is one such ria.
The hinterland of the metropolitan area of Sydney is surrounded by national parks, and the coastal regions feature many bays, rivers, inlets and beaches including the famous Bondi Beach and Manly Beach as you can see in Sydney map. Within the city are many notable parks, including Hyde Park and the Royal Botanic Gardens.
The site of the first British colony in Australia, Sydney was established in 1788 at Sydney Cove by Arthur Phillip, commodore of the First Fleet as a penal colony. The city is built on hills surrounding Port Jackson which is commonly known as Sydney Harbour as its shown in Sydney map, where the iconic Sydney Opera House and the Harbour Bridge feature prominently.
The map of downtown Sydney shows the historical center of Sydney. This downtown map of Sydney will allow you to easily plan your visit in the center of Sydney in Australia. The Sydney downtown map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
The CBD or downtown Sydney is roughly bounded by Circular Quay and the Harbour to the north, Macquarie Street to the east, the Western Distributor to the west and Liverpool Street to the south as its mentioned in Sydney downtown map. Suburbs within the City of South Sydney before the merger included Alexandria, Darlington (now mostly occupied by the University of Sydney), Erskineville, Newtown, Redfern, Glebe, Waterloo, Paddington.
Suburbs within the boundaries of the City of Sydney before the merger include the actual downtown or central business district of Sydney itself, Pyrmont and Ultimo to the west, Haymarket to the south and Woolloomooloo to the east and other suburbs as you can see in Sydney downtown map. Also in the city centre is Chinatown, which includes Paddys Markets, which is Sydney city markets, a place for bargain hunting.
The Sydney central business district or downtown Sydney (CBD and popularly referred to as the City) is the main commercial centre of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It extends southwards for about 3 kilometres from Sydney Cove, the point of first European settlement. Its north–south axis runs from Circular Quay in the north to Central railway station in the south as its shown in Sydney downtown map. Its east–west axis runs from a chain of parkland that includes Hyde Park, The Domain, Royal Botanic Gardens and Farm Cove on Sydney Harbour in the east; to Darling Harbour and the Western Distributor in the west.
Sydney on Australia map shows the location of the city of Sydney on the Australia map. This map of Sydney in Australia will allow you to easily plan your travel in Sydney in Australia. Sydney on map of Australia is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Sydney (play /sɪdni/) is the most populous city in Australia and the state capital of New South Wales. It is located on Australia south-east coast of the Tasman Sea as its mentioned in Sydney Australia map. 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.
On 20 July 1842 the municipal council of Sydney was incorporated and the town was declared the first city in Australia, with John Hosking the first elected mayor. In 1929, the novelist Arthur Henry Adams called it the "Siren City of the South" and the "Athens of Australia". Sydney overtook Melbourne in population in the early years of the 20th century, and continues to be the largest city in Australia as you can see in Sydney Australia map.
Sydney has the largest skyline in Australia. Current height restrictions limit future buildings to the height of 235 metres, in part due to the close proximity of Sydney Airport. The Australian Securities Exchange and the Reserve Bank of Australia are located in Sydney, as are the headquarters of 90 banks and more than half of Australia top companies as its mentioned in Sydney Australia map, and the regional headquarters for around 500 multinational corporations.
Sydney on world map shows the location of the city of Sydney in the world. Sydney on world map will allow you to easily know where is Sydney in the world. The Sydney in world map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
As of 2004, the unemployment rate in Sydney was 4.9 percent. According to The Economist Intelligence Unit's Worldwide cost of living survey, Sydney is the sixteenth most expensive city in the world, while a UBS survey ranks Sydney as 15th in the world in terms of net earnings (see Sydney on world map).
Sydney often ranks highly in various world cities rankings. It has hosted major international sporting events, including the 1938 British Empire Games and the 2000 Summer Olympics. More contemporary architecture in Sydney includes the Sydney Opera House, designed by Danish architect Jørn Utzon as its shown in Sydney on world map. Described as an "artistic monument", it is one of the most recognisable landmarks in both Sydney and Australia and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Sydney is well-endowed with open spaces and access to waterways, and has many natural areas, even in the city centre. The metropolitan area contains several national parks as its mentioned in Sydney on world map, including the Royal National Park, the second oldest national park in the world, and several parks in Sydney far west which are part of the World Heritage listed Greater Blue Mountains Area.