City of Sydney - The City of Villages
City of Sydney
Sydney is the state capital
of New South Wales, and, with an area of
12,000 square kilometers,
it is Australia’s biggest
city. Sydney is known by many names
including “Emerald City”, “Harbor City”
and “The City of Villages”.
Sydney is one of the most culturally diverse
cities in the world.
It is a popular destination
for immigrants from all over the globe.
Sydney is also known for
international education and
countless students from overseas come to
Sydney annually to continue
Sydney, which is widely considered as one of
the most beautiful cities in the world, has
a lot to offer.
It has several inner city
parks including the breathtaking Royal
Botanical Gardens, Hyde Park and
many other national parks.
There are numerous beaches, highly praised
wine regions, World Heritage areas and
thriving hinterland. The stunning Sydney
Harbor is also a major attraction drawing
thousands of tourists every year.
The cosmopolitan city is a global center for
fashion, commerce, culture, arts, education,
business and tourism. It is
the only alpha+ city in Australia and in the
entire Oceania region.
It is ranked 16th among the
world’s global cities in the Foreign
Policy's 2008 Global Cities Index,
and it is also among the top
10 most livable cities according to the top
global research firms.