Homebush Bay – History And Pictures
Homebush Bay – Sydney, Australia’s oldest community, the center of the largest city and capital of New South Wales, is a port city on the southeast coast of the continent. Grand Sydney, built around a natural harbor of Port Jackson, had a population of € 4,375,000. One of the highest and longest single span bridge in the world, the Sydney Harbour Bridge, offers a spectacular view of the harbor. Arch 52 m (170 feet) above the water, allowing even the biggest sea under the ship and many internal ports of Sydney. The Royal Australian Navy based in Sydney, such as the British Pacific fleet during World War II. Sydney was founded as a penal colony in 1788. Now is one of the most cosmopolitan cities in the southwest Pacific.
Sydney Cove, which was founded as a penal colony by Captain Arthur Phillip, in 1788 and was appointed as Minister of State for England, Viscount Sydney, the British government became the first place in the continent. Chaotic conditions until the arrival of Lachlan Macquarie (Governor of New South Wales from 1810 to 1821). Macquarie is the first systematic attempt to regulatory and service organization. He also built many public buildings, many of them designed by Francis Greenway. (In total, Greenway is responsible for 40 buildings, 11 of whom survived.) It was not until the 1830s, however, that Sydney began to develop after less guilty and more free settlers entered the area. Racing gold in Australia in 1850 has accelerated the growth of the population. Although Sydney has been bypassed by Melbourne in the early 20th century, the largest city in Australia, he has recovered the rules. Sydney was introduced to the world during the 2000 Summer Olympics, which was considered a huge success. At the end of 2001, fires set by arsonists and driven by strong winds, high temperatures and low humidity around the city, forcing thousands of people to leave their homes, and filled the air with smoke and ash engulf the Royal National Park (the second oldest national park in the world), located to the south of Sydney.
At the end of the Second World War almost all of the city’s population were English. Since then, many immigrants from Europe and Asia settled in the area. This created ethnic enclaves in the city and surrounding areas. The rapid growth of the suburbs of Sydney suggests that consolidation may develop, extending 320 km (200 miles) from Newcastle in the north, through Sydney to Wollongong in the south. Grand Sydney is managed by 40 separate local governments.
The city has an auto, textile and chemical plants and oil is the largest city in the South Pacific. However, even a warehouse in the industrial center. In addition, wool and sheepskin, wheat and meat are exported in large quantities. Many of Australia’s imports come from the city, as well as more tourists in the country. To ensure that the city will not run out of water, one of the largest desalination plants in the world built on the southern outskirts of Kurnell.
Arts and Culture
The distinctive Sydney Opera House looks like a big screen full series of wind; it is considered one of the most remarkable architectural works of the 20th century. Opened in 1973, the opera is a performing arts center in Sydney. UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007 declared include Church of Saint-Jacques Sydney and Hyde Park Barracks.; The building of the early 19th century designed by the architect Francis Greenway convicted. Rocks, the oldest part of Sydney, is a major tourist attraction, a suburb of Bondi Beach. Sydney Tower at Centrepoint (opened in 1981) is the tallest building in Australia. A monorail and a modern conference center and exhibition opened in early 1990. A road tunnel under Sydney Harbour was completed in 1992. Lot of new sports facilities, including the Olympic Stadium which was built in the place of 110,000 about 16 km (10 miles) from the city center in Homebush Bay, the main venue for the 2000 Summer Olympics. The University of Sydney, University of New South Wales and Macquarie University Sydney is. Also located there is the Mitchell Library, with extensive material on the history of Australia.
Originally posted 2014-04-16 14:58:53.