Australian Teacher is based in Perth, Western Australia.
Population 2 million
IsolationPerth 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 CitiesKagoshima, Japan Houston, USA Rhodes, Greece Megisti, Greece San Diego, USA Vasto, Italy Nanjing, China Taipei, Taiwan
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 hoursPerth, 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.