The state of New South Wales or NSW as the local Aussies call it, lies on the far east coast of Australia. It is home to over 7 million New South Welshman, and consumes just over 800,000 square kilometres of land. It is the 5th largest state in Australia, but it is the most highly populated of all of Australias states.
New South Wales is bordered by the state Queensland to the north, the state of Victoria to the south, the state of South Australia to the west, and completely engulfs one of Australias two Territories, the Australian Capital Territory.
On the coastal or eastern side of New South Wales is the Tasman Sea. New South Wales is absolutely littered with some of the most pristine and beautiful beaches in the world. Including the famous Bondi Beach.
The capital city of New South Wales is Sydney, and there is almost 5 million Sydneysiders in the greater Sydney area. Sydney was originally settles as a penal colony by the First Fleet back in 1788, and has one of the largest and most beautiful harbours in the world. Other cities of mention in New South Wales include the Blue Mountains, Goulburn, Queanbeyan, Wagga Wagga and Wollongong.
The island of Lord Howe is still technically considered as part of the state of NSW, whilst Norfolk Island which also is off the eastern coast of NSW was made a federal Territory in its own right in 1979.
New South Wales is an absolute smorgasbord of activities and attractions. Without a doubt some of the key attractions whilst visiting the state would have to be the Hunter Valley wineries, the Western Plains and Taronga Park Zoo, the Blue Mountains, Jenolan Caves, Port Stephens, and Lake Macquarie.
Believe it or not it is one of the world's most famous cities. Get yourself up to the infamous Sydney Bridge and take a climb up there for some spectacular views across the city.
In wintertime you can hit the snowfields in the Snowy Mountains and try your hand at some skiing.
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