Where is Perth Located, Australia?

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.

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Location Map of Perth, Australia

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

StateWestern Australia
LocationSouth-western Australia (at Indian Ocean Coast)
Coordinates31°57′8″S 115°51′32″E
Area6,417.9 km2 (2,478.0 sq mi)
Telephone country and area codes8
Country Code61
Population2,059,484 (2018) (4th)
Time zoneAWST (UTC+08:00)
Climatehot-summer Mediterranean climate
AirportPerth Airport
Official Websitehttps://www.perth.wa.gov.au/

Places to Visit in Perth

Perth is one of the most visited city in Australia, the most visited attractions are:
Kings Park and Botanic GardenWhiteman ParkThe Perth MintCaversham Wildlife ParkShoalwater Islands Marine Park
Perth ZooElizabeth QuayWA Museum Boola BardipWA Maritime MuseumState War Memorial
Penguin IslandThe RoundhouseYanchep National ParkCohunu Koala ParkSouth Perth Foreshore
The Bell TowerAdventure WorldJohn Forrest National ParkFremantle Arts CentreSerpentine National Park
Swan ValleyAGWA - Art Gallery of WAHillarys Boat HarbourMundaring WeirYagan Square
Fremantle PrisonBibbulmun Track Northern TerminusAraluen Botanic ParkMundy Regional ParkBlue Boat House
Fremantle MarketsHeirisson IslandPerth Cultural CentreSandalford WinesState Library of Western Australia
AQWA The Aquarium Of Western AustraliaSouth BeachHillarys Boardwalk - Hillarys BoatMatilda BayEsplanade Park, Fremantle