Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia (SA), was founded by free settlers in 1836. It is one of the most historic cities in Australia, situated on the eastern shores of Gulf St. Vincent, on the Adelaide Plains, north of the Fleurieu Peninsula, between the Gulf St. Vincent and foothills of Mount Lofty Ranges. The city offers bountiful of things including historic attractions, panoramic views, outdoor activities, water sports, breathtaking landscapes, numerous shopping malls, perfect climate, stunning beaches and friendly atmosphere all around. Adelaide has become the most popular destination in South Australia.
|Population||:||The total population estimated is 1,172,105.|
The total area estimated is 1826.9 km.
|Currency||:||Adelaide currency name is Australian Dollar (AUD).|
|Geographic Coordination||:||34°55'44"S 138°36'04"E.|
Climate and Geography
Adelaide has a Mediterranean climate, where most of the rain falls in the winter months.
The local Transport in Adelaide is mainly the bus and the taxis. The buses are a cheap mode of transport but sometimes crowded. Generally the tourists hire a taxi or take a car on rent. Both of them are wonderful mode of touring the city.
Shopping and Entertainment
The city doesn't rank so high on the shoppers list but still it has plenty to offer its visitors. The Rundle Mall has been Adelaide's premier shopping area for long. It is a home to a vast array of high-street shops, speciality shops and large shopping centers. The other main and popular shopping destination is Myer Shopping Centre which is a modern and impressive eight-floor shopping centre. This Shopping Centre features an unusual amusement park on the top floors.
The city has several cinemas and theatres so that people can spend some quality time with their loved ones. Some of the popular ones are : -
Adelaide Festival Centre and Theatres
→ Capri Theatre
→ Lion Theatre
→ Scott Theatre.