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SYDNEY

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 State capitol of New South Wales
 The most populous city in Australia
with a population of 4.576 million
people
 English, Arabic, Cantonese,
Mandarin, Greek and Vietnamese
are the main languages of Sydney
 7th largest percentage of foreign-
born individuals in the world

Area of 12,367 square km with a population
density of 380/km square!
 Weather:
› Temperature
Summer average: 22 Celsius Winter average- 13 Celsius


› Rainfall
Average rainfall/year- 1012mm
› Seasons
***Completely reversed from the northern hemisphere***
Summer- December to February
Winter- June to August

**Visit anytime of the year but summer would be the best
choice!**


 Geology:
› Mostly Triassic rocks
› Sydney Basin sits on the west coast of Australia
› The Sydney Basin bioregion includes coastal
landscapes of cliffs, beaches and etc.




 Topography:
› Sydney lies over 2 regions: Cumberland plains &
The Hornsby Plateau
› Sydney’s urban area is in a coastal basin
› The north has hilly topography and Harbour Bridge
linked the city with the North shore!


 Sydney has the world’s second highest
earning
 Sydney provides 25% of the countries total
GDP
 Leading tourist destination in Australia
 Of the 10 largest corporation by revenue in
Australia, 4 are located in Sydney
 Received 7.8 million domestic visitors and
2.5 million international visitors in 2004
 Was ranked as the 7
th
in terms of net
earning by UBS

 The Sydney opera house is
considered to be a thriving
hub of art, culture and history

 Just like Toronto, Sydney is a
multicultural community

 Some events includes
 Sydney Festival
 Sydney Film festival

 Cricket is the most popular
summer sport in Sydney

 Opera House
› Was designed by
Jørn Utzon
› Cost $AU
102,000,000 to build
› 185 metres long and
120 metres wide
› conducts 3000
events each year
and provides
guided tours to
200,000 people
each year



 Harbour Bridge
› Construction started
July 28
th
, 1923
› Opened in March
19
th
, 1932
› 1149 meters long
and worlds largest
steel arc bridge
› Since 1998, tourists
have been able to
climb to the top of
the bridge.

 Bondi Beach
› A popular beach
surrounding the suburbs in
Sydney
› 1 km long
› Numerous festivals and
events such as the annual
Miss Bondi beauty pageant
have made Bondi Beach a
popular destination among
travellers
 Sydney Tower
› Construction started in
1975 and completed in
1981
› Tallest tower in Sydney
and 2
nd
tallest in
Australia with a height
of 305 m

› The SKYWALK
experience was
constructed at the top
of Sydney Tower in
2005 at a cost of
almost $4 million
 Hotel:
› ADGE Apartment
Hotel- 222 Riley
Street|Surry Hills,
Sydney

 Apartment:
› Meriton Serviced
Apartments Campbell
Street- 10 Campbell
Street | (corner of
George Street),
Sydney
 Pearson airport
› Air Canada (Direct)
› Delta (Direct)
› Cathay Pacific
(Indirect)
› Emirates (Indirect)




 Sydney airport
› Air Canada
(Indirect)
› Delta (Indirect)
› China Southern +Air
New Zealand
(Indirect)

The flight from Toronto to Sydney or Sydney to Toronto can be very
long due to the long distance between the countries… With 1-2 stops
between the journey is referred as “Indirect” and non-stop journey is
referred as “Direct”
*** The journey is about 22-25 hours***

Australia- A very developed
country with a HDI ranking of
0.962!!!
 Capitol city Canberra and
largest city Sydney
 English is the Official
language of Australia
 Dialing code is +61
 Has an area of 7,692,024
square km
 Currency- Australian dollar
(AUD)






Country Ranking
Iceland 0.968
Norway 0.968
Australia 0.962
Canada 0.961
Ireland 0.959
 www.sydney.com
 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney
 http://australia.gov.au/about-
australia/australian-story/sydney-opera-
house
 http://www.skyscrapercenter.com/sydney/s
ydney-tower/9416/
 http://www.whichbudget.com/routes/YYZS
YD/cheap-flights-from-toronto-pearson-to-
sydney.html
 http://www.sydneyairport.com.au/