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New South Wales, Australia

New South Wales is one of 8 primary administrative regions in Australia with a population of approximately 6,917,658 people.

Facts and figures on New South Wales at a glance

Region name: New South Wales (State of New South Wales)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 6,917,658 people
Country: Australia
Continent: Oceania

The regional headquarters of New South Wales (State of New South Wales) is located in the regional capital Sydney (Sydney) with a population of 4,627,345 people.

The distance as the crow flies from New South Wales's regional capital Sydney to Australia's capital Canberra (Canberra) is approximately 247 km (154 mi).

Facts and figures about New South Wales
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
New South Wales State of New South Wales6,917,658 peopleSydney Sydney4,627,345 people

Compare with other regions in Australia.

Map of New South Wales

Map of New South Wales

Information on New South Wales

Information on New South Wales
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
New South Wales State of New South WalesSydney Sydney152AustraliaOceania

Time in New South Wales

Time in New South Wales
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Fri, 27 May 2022 - 4:34pmNoFri, 27 May 2022 - 4:34pmUTC +11.0Australia/Sydney

Geographic coordinates of New South Wales

Latitude & Longitude of New South Wales
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map33°00'00.0"S (-33.0000000°)146°00'00.0"E (146.0000000°)

Subregions in New South Wales

There are 152 administrative subregions in New South Wales.
Subregions in New South Wales
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Albury Municipality Albury Municipality1.50,243--
Armidale Dumaresq Armidale Dumaresq2.25,343--
Ashfield Ashfield3.44,175--
Auburn Auburn4.83,367--
Ballina Ballina5.41,335--
Balranald Balranald6.2,371--
Bankstown Bankstown7.196,974--
Bathurst Regional Bathurst Regional8.41,051--
Bega Valley Bega Valley9.33,313--
Bellingen Bellingen10.12,854--
Berrigan Berrigan11.8,365--
Blacktown Blacktown12.325,185--
Bland Bland13.6,010--
Blayney Blayney14.7,330--
Blue Mountains Municipality Blue Mountains Municipality15.79,225Katoomba Katoomba18,593
Bogan Bogan16.3,037--
Bombala Bombala17.2,401--
Boorowa Boorowa18.2,558--
Botany Bay Botany Bay19.43,292--
Bourke Bourke20.2,996--
Brewarrina Brewarrina21.1,940--
Broken Hill Municipality Broken Hill Municipality22.19,048--
Burwood Burwood23.35,298--
Byron Shire Byron Shire24.31,612--
Cabonne Cabonne25.13,695--
Camden Camden26.63,248--
Campbelltown Municipality Campbelltown Municipality27.154,538--
Canada Bay Canada Bay28.84,906--
Canterbury Canterbury29.148,853--
Carrathool Carrathool30.2,792--
Central Darling Central Darling31.2,070--
Cessnock Cessnock32.54,313--
City of Sydney City of Sydney33.191,918Sydney Sydney4,627,345
Clarence Valley Clarence Valley34.51,043--
Cobar Cobar35.5,024--
Coffs Harbour Coffs Harbour36.71,798--
Conargo Conargo37.1,543--
Coolamon Coolamon38.4,276--
Cooma-Monaro Cooma-Monaro39.10,073--
Coonamble Coonamble40.4,279--
Cootamundra Cootamundra41.7,625--
Corowa Shire Corowa Shire42.11,410--
Cowra Cowra43.12,551--
Deniliquin Deniliquin44.7,376--
Dubbo Municipality Dubbo Municipality45.40,975--
Dungog Dungog46.8,884--
Eurobodalla Eurobodalla47.37,234--
Fairfield Fairfield48.201,427--
Forbes Forbes49.9,664--
Gilgandra Gilgandra50.4,488--
Glen Innes Severn Glen Innes Severn51.8,905--
Gloucester Shire Gloucester Shire52.4,974--
Gosford Shire Gosford Shire53.170,752--
Goulburn Mulwaree Goulburn Mulwaree54.29,230--
Great Lakes Great Lakes55.---
Greater Hume Shire Greater Hume Shire56.---
Greater Taree Greater Taree57.---
Griffith Griffith58.25,425--
Gundagai Gundagai59.3,747--
Gunnedah Gunnedah60.12,688--
Guyra Guyra61.4,645--
Gwydir Gwydir62.5,104--
Harden Harden63.3,762--
Hawkesbury Hawkesbury64.65,114--
Hay Hay65.2,962Hay Hay2,660
Holroyd Holroyd66.108,889--
Hornsby Shire Hornsby Shire67.166,855--
Hunters Hill Hunters Hill68.14,491--
Hurstville Hurstville69.84,859--
Inverell Inverell70.16,727--
Jerilderie Jerilderie71.1,504--
Junee Junee72.6,227--
Kempsey Kempsey73.29,361--
Kiama Kiama74.21,047--
Kogarah Kogarah75.60,411--
Ku-ring-gai Ku-ring-gai76.119,027--
Kyogle Kyogle77.9,538--
Lachlan Lachlan78.6,748--
Lake Macquarie Shire Lake Macquarie Shire79.200,796--
Lane Cove Lane Cove80.33,996--
Leeton Leeton81.11,539--
Leichhardt Leichhardt82.57,266--
Lismore Municipality Lismore Municipality83.44,637--
Lithgow Lithgow84.21,118--
Liverpool Liverpool85.195,355--
Liverpool Plains Liverpool Plains86.7,763--
Lockhart Lockhart87.3,021--
Maitland Municipality Maitland Municipality88.73,447--
Manly Vale Manly Vale89.44,232--
Marrickville Marrickville90.82,523--
Mid-Western Regional Mid-Western Regional91.23,843--
Moree Plains Moree Plains92.14,250--
Mosman Mosman93.29,983--
Murray Shire Murray Shire94.7,418--
Murrumbidgee Shire Murrumbidgee Shire95.2,503--
Muswellbrook Muswellbrook96.16,851--
Nambucca Shire Nambucca Shire97.19,529--
Narrabri Narrabri98.13,685--
Narrandera Narrandera99.6,030--
Narromine Narromine100.6,872--
Newcastle Newcastle101.158,553--
North Sydney North Sydney102.69,248--
Oberon Oberon103.5,270--
Orange Municipality Orange Municipality104.40,869--
Palerang Palerang105.15,306--
Parkes Parkes106.15,087--
Parramatta Parramatta107.184,622--
Penrith Municipality Penrith Municipality108.190,428--
Pittwater Pittwater109.62,070--
Port Macquarie-Hastings Port Macquarie-Hastings110.76,563--
Port Stephens Shire Port Stephens Shire111.68,935--
Queanbeyan Queanbeyan112.40,568--
Randwick Randwick113.142,310--
Richmond Valley Richmond Valley114.22,749--
Rockdale Rockdale115.106,712--
Ryde Ryde116.112,545--
Shellharbour Shellharbour117.67,797--
Shoalhaven Shire Shoalhaven Shire118.97,694--
Singleton Singleton119.23,751--
Snowy River Snowy River120.8,087--
Strathfield Strathfield121.38,358--
Sutherland Shire Sutherland Shire122.223,192--
Tamworth Municipality Tamworth Municipality123.59,743--
Temora Municipality Temora Municipality124.5,995--
Tenterfield Municipality Tenterfield Municipality125.6,973Carrolls Creek Carrolls Creek-
The Hills Shire The Hills Shire126.176,487--
Tumbarumba Tumbarumba127.3,521--
Tumut Shire Tumut Shire128.11,316--
Tweed Tweed129.90,114--
Upper Hunter Shire Upper Hunter Shire130.14,650--
Upper Lachlan Shire Upper Lachlan Shire131.7,586--
Uralla Uralla132.6,370--
Urana Urana133.1,157--
Wagga Wagga Wagga Wagga134.62,149--
Wakool Wakool135.3,979--
Walcha Walcha136.3,087--
Walgett Walgett137.6,785--
Warren Shire Warren Shire138.2,910--
Warringah Warringah139.152,636--
Warrumbungle Shire Warrumbungle Shire140.9,778--
Waverley Waverley141.70,706--
Weddin Weddin142.3,711--
Wellington Wellington143.8,955--
Wentworth Wentworth144.6,832--
Willoughby Willoughby145.73,155--
Wingecarribee Wingecarribee146.47,054--
Wollondilly Wollondilly147.46,295--
Wollongong Wollongong148.205,231--
Woollahra Woollahra149.57,677--
Wyong Shire Wyong Shire150.157,358--
Yass Valley Yass Valley151.16,270--
Young Young152.12,699--

External sources of information on New South Wales

New South Wales on Wikipedia