States and Territories - New South Wales
Name of Australian State : New South Wales
Abbreviation : NSW
Capital City of NSW : Sydney
(founded in 1788)
NSW Size : 809,444 square kilometers or 312,528 square
Located on the south east of Australia, is the state of
New South Wales. NSW is the 5th largest state or territory
by land area and is ranked the 1st largest by population
Flag of New South Wales (NSW Flag)
Coat of Arms of New South Wales
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Cities and Towns
- Sydney is the largest city in Australia and is the capital
city of New South Wales.
Bay - Popular beachside town of Byron Bay, with the
most easterly located lighthouse in Australia.
- Maitland is located in the Hunter Valley and is a short
drive to the Hunter Valley vineyards.
- Newcastle is a city by the beach and about 160 kilometers
north of Sydney.
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Below is a listing of Australian
states and territories.
Capital Territory (ACT) - Located near Sydney in
the eastern state of NSW, is the capital territory of
Australia. The Capital City is Canberra.
South Wales (NSW) - The eastern state of NSW is
the state with the largest population in Australia.
The Capital city of New South Wales is Sydney.
Territory (NT) - Located in the central north of
Australia is the federal territory of the Northern Territory.
The capital city of NT is Darwin.
(QLD) - QLD is a state located in the north east
of Australia. The capital city of Queensland is Brisbane.
Australia (SA) - The state of South Australia is
located in the central south of Australia. The capital
city of SA is Adelaide.
(TAS) - Tasmania is an Australian state located
below Victoria, about 200 kilometers or 125 miles from
the mainland of Australia. The capital city of Tasmania
(VIC) - State located in the south east of Australia.
The capital city of Victoria is Melbourne.
Australia (WA) - The state of Western Australia
covers the whole of the west of Australia, with the
largest land area of all the states and territories.
The capital city of WA is Perth.