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Where is New South Wales, Australia?

Location of state of New South Wales on a map

New South Wales is a state found in the nation of Australia. Home to 7,544,500 people, it is the 1st largest division in Australia in terms of population.

New South Wales gained its current status as a state in the year 1901. The government of New South Wales is lead by Mike Baird and is based in the state capital of Sydney (Population: 4,627,345).

The most populous cities in New South Wales are: Sydney (Population: 4,627,345), Newcastle (Population: 308,308), Wollongong (Population: 292,190), Maitland (Population: 67,132).

New South Wales State - Quick Facts

Country Australia
Region Type State
ISO Code AU_NSW
Time Zone AEST
Year of Establishment 1901
Capital Sydney (Population: 4,627,345)
Head of Government Mike Baird
Total Population 7,544,500
Total Area 800,642 sq km (309,129 sq miles)
Population Density 9.4 sq km (24.4 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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