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New South Wales is the one of the big state in Australia and is situated in the east of the country. New South Wales shortened as NSW. The borders of New South Wales are Victoria, Queensland and South Australia to the south, north and west respectively and east side the state is bordered by the Tasman Sea, it is a part of the Pacific Ocean. New South Wales is the populous and gloomily industrialized State in Australia. New South Wales capital is Sydney. Householder of New South Wales is referred to as New South Welshmen. The New South Wales colony was established in 1788 and originally contained much of the Australian mainland, such as Lord Howe Island, Norfolk Island and Van Diemen's Land, presently referred to as the state of New South Wales formed in 1901. Shortly New Zealand became a part of New South Wales in 1840. The total area of New South Wales is 312,528 sq mi; land is 309,130 sq mi and Water 3,398 sq mi. the large areas were successively separated to form the British colonies of Tasmania in 1825 formed as a separate colony named Van Diemen's Land, Victoria in 1851, South Australia in 1836 and Queensland in 1859. The New South Wales icons consist of The Sydney Cricket Ground, The Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. The New South Wales is the tourist spot famous for Hunter Valley wine area, the Blue Mountains and the softly rolling hills of the Southern Highlands.
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New South Wales Recreation Culture and Attractions
New South Wales is one of the most populous states in Australia. It is home to a number of cultural foundations of importance to the nation. There are the large institutions is a flourishing network of independent locally-run spaces that inspire regional or young and emerging artists. There are many popular museums major museums are natural history-focused Australian Museum, the technology and arts-and-crafts focused Powerhouse Museum, and the history-focused Museum of Sydney and further museums include the Sydney Jewish Museum. There are many art galleries including Art Gallery of New South Wales, houses a significant collection of Australian art, while the Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney focuses on contemporary art. New South Wales has been the environment of many international films, including Mission Impossible II and Mad Max 2. Many actors and musicians get their start in the local theatres and bars, or short film and television productions, formerly going on to achieve international approval. New South Wales people celebrates their traditional festivals and major highlighted events, with plenty of film festivals staggered during the year as well as vibrant music and arts festivals in the summer time. It is home to number of attractions all over New South Wales, in various regions, towns and cities. There is a large amount of attractions situated in the states capital, Sydney; further popular places comprise the Hunter Valley, Newcastle and Port Stephens. They are excessive to visit all year round for a selection of travellers from the solo tourist to families. The state has the highest football team numbers they are registered in New South Wales of any football code. Now South Wales's other popular sports are campdrafting and polocrosse. These are established in New South Wales and competitions are now held across Australia.

New South Wales Demographics
New South Wales total population - 7,300,000

New South Wales Education
New South Wales education is three parts primary, secondary and tertiary education. New South Wales schools are acknowledged for their best quality education programs and they offer a secure way to a career and overseas universities. Primary education is first year is kindergarten Children must have five by July 31 in the year. All Children have to start school by their sixth birthday. High schools are called Secondary school. The Secondary school age limit twelve to eighteen. In Secondary school the final two years are 11 and Year 12. The New South Wales has three main education systems are the State Government, Catholic Education and the Independent schools sector. State Schools are called Government schools and Private schools are Non-government schools like Catholic schools, religious schools. New South Wales provides distance education for students in those unable to attend school or remote areas. New South Wales operate eleven universities the University of New South Wales, the University of Technology and etc., NSW universities admission organized with universities in the Australian Capital Territory. The New South Wales government provided primarily vocational training to the level of advanced diplomas by the Technical and Further Education (TAFE) institutes.

New South Wales Symbols
New South Wales nick name - First State, Premier State
New South Wales motto - "Orta Recens Quam Pura Nites"

New South Wales Flag

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New South Wales History
The New South Wales history was raises to the history of the Australian State of New South Wales and its earlier Indigenous and British colonial societies. Prior to the coming of Captain James Cook in 1770, New South Wales was occupied by Indigenous Australians for at least 40,000 years. Reimbursement the first in Australia began in 1788 with a secure colony which was named for Lord Sydney, the British home secretary. After 1788 New South Wales was split. Van Diemen's Land ceased to come under the governor at Sydney in 1825, some 27 years after the surveyor George Bass exposed that it was an island. The Port Phillip District, settled in the 1830s by pastoralists from Van Diemen's Land and from farther north on the mainland, designed the center of the colony of Victoria, which was divided from New South Wales in 1851 after substantial agitation. The colony became part of the Commonwealth of Australia in 1901. In 1911, New South Wales abandoned to the commonwealth the land that became the inland portion of the Australian Capital Territory, and it transferred the Jervis Bay area to the federal government in 1915. Eight years later Queensland was conventional self-government, which was managed from Brisbane, formerly the center of a penal settlement. Straight before the loss of the American colonies, Britain had instigated to pay attention to the area in which Australia was situated. Possessions were learned in India, trade developed with China, and attention was displayed in the Pacific region. Arthur Phillip in January 1788 transported only offenders and their jailers. For the next 52 years of its actuality, the colony sustained to receive regular consignments of felons. Throughout the 20th century, the state became Australia's most populous, urbanized, and industrialized state.

New South Wales Transportation
New South Wales transportation is rail, bus, airlines and Ferries. Transport New South Wales generally known as the New South Wales Ministry of Transport was the New South Wales state government agency owned and operated public transport across New South Wales. It's headquarters in Chippendale, Sydney. Presently majority of railways in New South Wales are maintained by the state government. The direct line is to Broken Hill. State-funded railway construction began in 1854 its main lines continuing south from Sydney meeting the border with Victoria by 1883, west spreading Broken Hill in 1927, and north meeting the Queensland border in 1888. Railways management is handled by RailCorp which builds railways and reserve rolling stock. The roads repair these through the Department of Roads and Maritime Services formerly the Roads and Traffic Authority and previously that Department of Main Roads. New South Wales has so many high ways. New South Wales has Kingsford Smith Airport; it is hub for Australia's national airline. The state government through Sydney Ferries maintains ferries within Sydney Harbour and the Parramatta River.

New South Wales Universities
Charles Sturt University, New South Wales and Victoria, Australia - 36,000 students
Macquarie University, North Ryde/Macquarie Park Sydney, NSW, Australia - 37,000 Students
Southern Cross University, Lismore, Coffs Harbour, Tweed Heads, NSW, Australia - 18,000 Students
University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia - 17,900 Students
University of New South Wales, Kensington, Paddington, New South Wales, Australia - 46,000 Students
University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia - 30,000 Students
University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia - 49,000 Students
University of Technology, Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia - 29,900 Students
University of Western Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia - 37,000 Students
University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia - 25,000 Students

New South Wales Divisions
Newcastle, New South Wales - 520,000 population
Wollongong, New South Wales - 280,000 population
Maitland, New South Wales - 60,000 population
Wagga Wagga, New South Wales - 50,000 population
Tweed Heads, New South Wales - 50,000 population
Coffs Harbour, New South Wales - 50,000 population
Tamworth, New South Wales - 40,000 population
Albury, New South Wales - 40,000 population
Port Macquarie, New South Wales - 40,000 population
Orange, New South Wales - 30,000 population
Queanbeyan, New South Wales - 30,000 population
Dubbo, New South Wales - 30,000 population
Nowra-Bomaderry, New South Wales - 30,000 population
Bathurst, New South Wales - 30,000 population
Lismore, New South Wales - 30,000 population

New South Wales Religions
New South Wales Catholic Population is 28%
New South Wales Anglican Population is 22%
New South Wales Hinduism Population is 1%
New South Wales Uniting Church Population is 5%
New South Wales Presbyterian and Reformed Population is 3%
New South Wales Orthodox Population is 3%
New South Wales Islam Population is 3%
New South Wales Buddhism Population is 3%
New South Wales Other Christian Population is 2%
New South Wales Baptist Population is 2%

New South Wales Government
New South Wales Government is appointed in its Constitution, which dates from 1856. New South Wales has been a state of the Commonwealth of Australia, and the Australian Constitution coordinates its connection with the Commonwealth since 1901. Under the Australian Constitution, New South Wales abandoned legislative and judicial supremacy to the Commonwealth. New South Wales is regulated according to the principles of the Westminster system and parliamentary government based on the model of the United Kingdom. The State Parliament is created of the Sovereign and two houses: the Legislative Assembly, and the Legislative Council. In the elections one member is elected to the Legislative Assembly from 93 electoral districts and half of the 42 members are elected by a statewide electorate. New South Wales is splits into 152 Local Government Areas. Judicial power is acted by the Supreme Court of New South Wales and a system of subordinate courts.

New South Wales Economy
New South Wales is the capitalized economy in Australia. The capital city of New South Wales, Sydney, presents almost a quarter of Australia's GDP and ranks above in terms of economic output. Since the 1970s, New South Wales has encountered more rapid economic and social transformation. The main economy in the state is Agriculture. In New South Wales agriculture is spread eastern two-third. Cattle, sheep and pigs are the potent types of livestock originated in NSW. New South Wales economy is also based on industry and tourism. The new industries are information technology and financial services. Coal and like products are the state's biggest export. Tourism has also become important on the North Coast, Coffs Harbour and Byron Bay. New South Wales economy is depended in the scientific and technical services, professional, financial and insurance services, and information media and telecommunications industries. At the time of Federation, New South Wales was a free trading state. After World War 2 situation was reversed during when the Commonwealth took responsibility for the collection of income tax.

New South Wales Geography
New South Wales is bordered on the north side Queensland, on the south side Victoria, on the west side South Australia and on the east side the Tasman Sea. New South Wales of Federal enclaves are the Jervis Bay Territory and the Australian Capital Territory. The New South Wales state can be divided geographically into four areas. New South Wales has three largest cities that are Newcastle, Sydney, and Wollongong. New South Wales is a geographical great land. New South Wales has many landscapes from the coastlines. Coastal lowlands and Seaboard 1460 km distance to coastline in New South Wales. New South Wales has two distinct groups of rivers coastal streams and inland rivers. The Great Dividing Range spreads from Victoria in the south into New South Wales to Queensland, identical to the narrow coastal plain. Most of New South Wales has dry climate. Autumn starts in March; winter starts in June, spring starts in September, and summer starts in December. In the New South Wales of Snowy Mountains heavy snow falls over an area better than the Swiss Alps. The geographical features are popular tourist destinations in New South Wales like as 'The Three Sisters', three jutting mountain points in the Blue Mountains.

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