About Sydney

About Sydney

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.

Our villages

The City is made up of 10 distinct villages that recognise their unique character to create our City of Villages.

Tourist information

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.

Weather and climate

Find out about the weather in Sydney now and our seasonal average temperature ranges.

Sydney maps

Our most popularly accessed and useful maps, along with their associated pages and sites.

You've gotta love this city

Our Tales of the City series takes you behind the scenes at the City of Sydney