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Brisbane


Brisbane is the largest city and capital of Queensland, Australia. The city's estimated population is 958,504, as of 2005, with a total of 1,763,131 living in the metropolitan area (2006 Census).

Brisbane grew a penal colony established in 1824 at Redcliffe, about 17 miles (28 kilometers) to the North of what is today central Brisbane. The name Brisbane was chosen in honor of Sir Thomas Brisbane who was the Governor of New South Wales from 1821 to 1825. Free settlers were permitted from 1842, and Brisbane became the capital of Queensland, when it became a separate colony in 1859.

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Australia: Australia Travel Guide: The 30 Best Tips For Your Trip To Australia - The Places You Have To See [Booklet] (Australia Travel, Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney, Brisbane) (Volume 1)

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Australia is one of the most popular holiday destinations on earth. Excellent climate, cultural richness and diversity has made it a favorite holiday location among the tourists. Australia offers the most adventurous water sports on its beautiful beaches to invite people from around the world. It also offers a sneak peek into the traditional cultures and lifestyle that prevailed here for ages. Australia has a multicultural history and the people who have come and settled here brought colorful traditions and influence. In the past few years, the Australian cities such as Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, along with the other cities, have seen a sharp increase in the number of the foreign tourists. Curious? Just go through this book and explore!


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Australia: Where To Go, What To See - A Australia Travel Guide (Australia,Sydney,Melbourne,Brisbane,Perth,Adelaide,Canberra) (Volume 1)

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