Where is Sydney Located, Australia?

As shown in the given Sydney location map that Sydney is located at the coast of Tasman Sea in the south-east region of Australia.

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Location Map of Sydney

Where is Sydney Located?

Sydney is the capital city of New South Wales state of Australia and the residents of Sydney are known as Sydneysiders. Primarily, the city was established by Arthur Phillip in the year 1788 at the Sydney Cove. In fact, city is built on hills nearby Port Jackson that is popularly known as Sydney Harbor. By virtue of this location, the Sydney Opera House and Harbor Bridge are built there; these two are the landmarks of the city. Furthermore, the hinterland of the metropolitan area is surrounded by national parks.

The city has some of the beautiful beaches that fascinate tourists from all over the world. Besides, the city parks and Botanical gardens enrich the city environment. In addition, Sydney has a status of an international centre for commerce, arts, fashion, culture, entertainment, music, education and tourism collectively making it one of GaWC's Alpha + world cities. Sydney is also ranked among the top 10 most livable cities in the world by Mercer Human Resource Consulting and The Economist.

Distance From Sydney to Other cities

  • 287 km (178 mi) NE of Canberra
  • 877 km (545 mi) NE of Melbourne
  • 923 km (574 mi) S of Brisbane
  • 1,404 km (872 mi) E of Adelaide
  • 3,936 km (2,446 mi) E of Perth

Facts about Sydney

StateNew South Wales
LocationSouth-east of Australia (at Pacific Coast)
Coordinates33°51′54″S 151°12′34″E
Established26 January 1788
Area12,367.7 km2 (4,775.2 sq mi)
Telephone country and area codes02
Country Code+61
Population2,059,484 (2018) (4th)
Time zoneAEST (UTC+10); in summer AEDT (UTC+11)
AirportSydney Airport, officially "Sydney Kingsford-Smith Airport"
Official Websitehttps://www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/

Places to Visit in Sydney

Sydney is one of most visited city in Australia, the most visited attractions are:
Sydney Opera HouseBridgeClimb SydneyCockatoo IslandShelly BeachArt Gallery of New South Wales
Sydney Harbour BridgeManly BeachChinese Garden of FriendshipFort DenisonShark Island
Darling HarbourQueen Victoria BuildingThe Star SydneySydney Harbour National ParkPaddy's Market Haymarket
Royal Botanic Garden SydneyLuna Park SydneyMrs Macquarie's ChairPowerhouse MuseumKing Street Wharf
Port Jackson BayHyde ParkSt Mary's CathedralPylon LookoutRaging Waters Sydney
Bondi BeachWILD LIFE Sydney ZooKu-ring-gai Chase National ParkSydney Fish MarketWattamolla Beach
Sydney Tower EyeFeatherdale Sydney Wildlife ParkBondi to Bronte Coastal WalkBronte BeachBarrenjoey Lighthouse
Taronga Zoo SydneyMuseum of Contemporary ArtSydney ObservatoryKoala Park Sanctuary SydneyThe Rocks Market
SEA LIFE Sydney AquariumRoyal National ParkAustralian National Maritime MuseumMuseum of SydneyLane Cove National Park