Brisbane is the capital of the Australian state of Queensland and is the largest city. It is also the most populous and the fastest growing city in Australia. The city has balmy weather, golden beaches, up class lifestyle, several tourists places, major theatres and sporting spots. The perfect weather, world class accommodation and warm atmosphere make Brisbane an ideal getaway for holidays.
The total area is 5904.8 km.
|Currency||:||Brisbane currency name is Australian Dollar (AUD).|
|Geographic Coordination||:||27°28'04"S 153°01'40"E.|
|Population||:||The total population estimated in 2006 was 1,945,639.|
Climate and Geography
Brisbane has a humid subtropical climate with hot, humid summers and dry, mild winters.
The main public transport within the city is the bus, suburban train and the taxi. The network of the local transport is very well developed and is spread across all over Brisbane. Even ferries on the Brisbane River are a convenient way of getting to know the inner suburbs.
Shopping and Entertainment
Brisbane offers a tempting range of many department stores, specialized shops and boutiques. There are nine large shopping arcades, including the new Myer Centre, the Wintergarden on the Mall, the Brisbane Arcade and the Rowes Arcade. The city is sure to satisfy all your shopping desires.
There is a wide choice for dusk and after-dark entertainment in Brisbane. There are numerous discos and jazz clubs night spots where you can forget the daily chores and party hard.
There are plenty of options for the art lovers in the city. You can enjoy the various theatrical performances and concerts in the Performing Arts Centre. The city has something for everyone.