Perth australia world map. Perth is the capital city of the state of western australia. We offer great prices plus free fast shipping australia wide for our extensive range of maps world globes gps units and other mapping products. It gained city status currently vested in the smaller city of perth in 1856 and was promoted to the status of a lord mayorality in 1929. It is built on the banks of the swan river.
Its heart is bustling with new bars restaurants shopping and cultural spaces and is also home to kings park one of the worlds largest inner city parks. The exact current world time also known as coordinated universale time or utc for its letters in french is set by the international bureau of weights and measures bipm situated near paris. Current weather in perth and forecast for today tomorrow and next 14 days. Almost 21 million people live in the city.
352 metres the australian broadcasting corporation channel seven and channel tens perth television transmission towers are located on kalamunda hills near bickley within the shire of kalamunda. Perth is part of the south west land division of western australia with the. Current local time in australia western australia perth. Explore the australian bush while still in the city.
It is named after the city of perth scotland and is the fourth most populous city in australia with a population of 204 million living in greater perth. About perth australias sunniest capital city perth effortlessly blends urban cool with raw natural beauty. Perth was founded by captain james stirling in 1829 as the administrative centre of the swan river colony. Explore perths sunrise and sunset moonrise and moonset.
Get perths weather and area codes time zone and dst. The city inherited its name due to the influence of sir george murray then member of parliament for. Kings park is one of the biggest city parks in the world bigger than central park in new york city yet its right in the heart of perth.