Sydney

The Sydney Opera House, as viewed from the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Located on Australia’s east coast, the metropolis surrounds the world’s largest natural harbour, and sprawls towards the Blue Mountains to the west. Residents of Sydney are known as “Sydneysiders”. Sydney is the second official seat, and second official residence, of the Governor-General of Australia, the Prime Minister of Australia and the Cabinet of Australia.

Sydney Harbour Bridge from Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Sydney Harbour Bridge from Circular Quay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

A panoramic view of the Sydney skyline as viewed across Sydney Harbour from Kirribilli.

A panoramic view of the Sydney skyline as viewed across Sydney Harbour from Kirribilli.

Stained glass at St John the Baptist's Anglican Church

Stained glass at St John the Baptist’s Anglican Church

Australia Square, Sydney, designed by Harry Seidler

Australia Square, Sydney, designed by Harry Seidler