Territory: New South Wales (NSW)
Population: 4.627 million
Weather: Temperate, with occasional extremes in winter and summer
Features: Australia's gateway city, Sydney is one of Australia's most popular destinations for international students.

Sydney is Australia's oldest and largest city and is home to two of the world's most recognisable icons; the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

There are 10 distinct villages in this sprawling city, each with a unique character. Sydney is renowned for its vibrant multicultural setting and for the many world-class museums, art galleries, shops and restaurants.

The city is home to a wide range of universities, vocational institutions and research organisations. The NSW government school system is the largest education network in Australia, with a global reputation for excellent research and teaching in a culturally diverse environment.

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