Travel Reports » State of New South Wales (Australia)

The state of New South Wales has about 9.5 million inhabitants and is the most populous and economically strongest state of Australia. The federal capital Sydney is one of the most important metropolis of the world. With the Sydney Opera House, one of the most important landmarks of the country is located here. Other major cities are Newcastle, Central Coast, Wollongong and Albury-Wodonga. Famous places of interest are the Blue Mountains National Park, the Royal National Park, the Bald Hill Headland Reserve, Jervis Bay, Murramarang National Park, the Snowy Mountains and Mount Koscuiszko, at 2,228 metres the highest mountain in Australia.