Canberra, Australia

Canberra became the capital of Australia in 1908 as the two largest cities (Sydney and Melbourne) competed too much for the title.

Canberra was an entirely purpose-built, planned city. The garden momvement was very influential in the development and the city became know as "the bush capital".

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Population in 2006 was only just over 300.000.

Major cities near Canberra:

Southwest
Melbourne
650 km

Northeast
Sydney
280 km

Northeast
Brisbane
956 km
598 miles

 

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