Australia's premier city
The City of Sydney local area covers approximately 26.15 square kilometres, within the Sydney metropolitan region. Over the past decade the City has become the largest and fastest growing local government area in all of NSW.
As Australia’s leading global city and the gateway to Asia, Sydney is the destination of choice for international corporations, business leaders, tourists and students.
Sydney has 6 sister cities around the world that share significant historical, cultural, social or geographic similarities with Sydney.
What you need to know if you're a visitor in Sydney – from money, accessibility, language and time zone information to tipping and public toilets.
Find out about the weather in Sydney now and our seasonal average temperature ranges.
Our most popularly accessed and useful maps, along with their associated pages and sites.
Our Tales of the City series takes you behind the scenes at the City of Sydney while Sydney People and Sydney Local highlights our people and places.