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Place: Sydney (Australia)

Latitude -33.917
Longitude 151.167
Other Place Types city, regional capital, port, commercial center, industrial center, transportation center, university center, episcopal see, penal settlement
Alternative Terms Sidney; Port Jackson

Founded as penal colony, was first British settlement in Australia; is now largest city in nation; is major seaport including Sydney Harbour & Botany Bay; comprises 44 municipalities & shires.

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