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Australian Teacher is based in Perth, Western Australia.

Population  2 million



Perth is the most isolated major city -i.e. cities whose population exceeds one million- in the world.
The closest major city to Perth is Adelaide, some 2 136 km to the east.

(Honolulu, with a population less than one million, is a little more isolated than Perth) 

Sister Cities

Kagoshima, Japan      Houston, USA      Rhodes, Greece      Megisti, Greece
San Diego, USA      Vasto, Italy      Nanjing, China      Taipei, Taiwan 

Interesting Fact

Perth and New York City are approximate antipodes. (two points that are antipodal to each other are connected by a straight line running through the centre of the Earth).

Time Zone  GMT + 8 hours

Perth, Shanghai, Manila, Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taipei, Kuala Lumpur


Perth’s average of 8 hours 44 minutes sunshine per day throughout the year makes it Australia’s sunniest major city.



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2 Responses to Perth

  1. Harry Berwick says:

    Wonderful teaching resources. Many thanks

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