Territory: Victoria
Population: 4.1 million.
Weather: Temperate, with extremes in winter and summer
Features: The world's most livable city.


Melbourne is consistently rated as the world's most livable city. It is renowned for its cosmopolitan flavour, and is considered to be the cultural heart of Australia.

The city is a major destination for sporting enthusiasts, hosting international events such the F1 Grand Prix and the Australian Open Tennis Tournament.

Melbourne is also an educational hub, with a concentration of education and research infrastructure that is unrivalled in the region. There are 10 universities in Melbourne, five of which are rated in the top 20 universities in Australia, and two of which are in the world's Top 100 universities.

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