New South Wales, Australia

New South Wales is a state on the southeast corner of the Australian continent. It is the oldest state in Australia, and part of the earliest European settlement which began there in the 18th century around Sydney Cove. New South Wales covers an area of 809,444 sq km (312,528 sq mi). It has a population […]

Mildura, Australia

Mildura is a city on the banks of the Murray River, on the northwestern part of Victoria, Australia. Across the river to the north is the state of New South Wales. Mildura has a population of around 31,000 people (2012 estimate). More on Mildura Before the arrival of Europeans, the Mildura area was inhabited by […]

Albury, Australia

Albury is the second biggest inland city in New South Wales after Wagga Wagga. It is located on the northern bank of the Murray River, across from the town of Wodonga in Victoria. Albury has a population of 44,000 (2011 estimate). It is located on the Hume Highway approximately 588 km (365 mi) from Sydney […]

Alice Springs, Australia

Alice Springs is the second biggest town in the Northern Territory. About 1,500 km from both Adelaide and Darwin, it is one of the most remote in Australia. The town has a population of 27,500 (2011 estimate) and is popularly called Alice or the Alice. More on Alice Springs Alice Springs is located on the […]

Darwin, Australia

Darwin is the capital and biggest city in the Northern Territory, Australia. It is a city of 124,800 people located on the Timor Sea. Darwin covers an area of 112 sq km (43.2 sq mi). It is the smallest and northernmost state capital in Australia. More on Darwin Although the Dutch has skirted the northern […]