As shown in the given Perth location map that Perth is located at the coast of Indian Ocean in the south-western region of Australia.
Location Map of Perth, Australia
About Map: Map Showing Location of Perth in the Australia.
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Where is Perth Located?
Perth is located at the coast of Indian Ocean in the south-western region of Australia. More specifically, metropolitan area is situated in the South West Division of Western Australia. Furthermore, the CBD or central business district of Perth is located on the banks of the Swan River.
Perth is the capital city of state Western Australia and fourth largest city of Australia. The city was first founded by Captain James Stirling in the year 1829 as the political center of the free-settler Swan River Colony.
Perth acts as the business center in the Western Australia. Though, the other businesses like mining, agriculture and other industries are located outside the city region, but the center of all these businesses is Perth city.
Interestingly, the inhabitants of Perth lit their house's lights and streetlights as American astronaut John Glenn passed overhead while orbiting the earth on Friendship 7 in 1962. Possibly, due to this reason city is more commonly known as "City of Light". Moreover, the city is listed as one of the most Livable Cities of the World in the year 2010.
Distance From Perth to Other cities
- Distance from Adelaide - 2,130 km (1,324 mi)
- Distance from Darwin 2,652 km (1,648 mi)
- Distance from Sydney - 713 km (443 mi)
- Distance from Melbourne 2,721 km (1,691 mi)
- Distance from Sydney 3,288 km (2,043 mi)
Facts about Perth
|Location||South-western Australia (at Indian Ocean Coast)|
|Area||6,417.9 km2 (2,478.0 sq mi)|
|Telephone country and area codes||8|
|Population||2,059,484 (2018) (4th)|
|Time zone||AWST (UTC+08:00)|
|Climate||hot-summer Mediterranean climate|
Places to Visit in PerthPerth is one of the most visited city in Australia, the most visited attractions are:
|Kings Park and Botanic Garden||Whiteman Park||The Perth Mint||Caversham Wildlife Park||Shoalwater Islands Marine Park|
|Perth Zoo||Elizabeth Quay||WA Museum Boola Bardip||WA Maritime Museum||State War Memorial|
|Penguin Island||The Roundhouse||Yanchep National Park||Cohunu Koala Park||South Perth Foreshore|
|The Bell Tower||Adventure World||John Forrest National Park||Fremantle Arts Centre||Serpentine National Park|
|Swan Valley||AGWA - Art Gallery of WA||Hillarys Boat Harbour||Mundaring Weir||Yagan Square|
|Fremantle Prison||Bibbulmun Track Northern Terminus||Araluen Botanic Park||Mundy Regional Park||Blue Boat House|
|Fremantle Markets||Heirisson Island||Perth Cultural Centre||Sandalford Wines||State Library of Western Australia|
|AQWA The Aquarium Of Western Australia||South Beach||Hillarys Boardwalk - Hillarys Boat||Matilda Bay||Esplanade Park, Fremantle|