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Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia. In June 2014, Adelaide had an estimated resident population of 1.3 million. South Australia, with a total of 1.7 million inhabitants, has the most centralised population of any state in Australia, with more than 75 percent of its people living in greater Adelaide, while the other population centres in the state are relatively small.


The demonym "Adelaidean" is used in reference to the city and its residents. Adelaide is north of the Fleurieu Peninsula, on the Adelaide Plains between the Gulf St Vincent and the low-lying Mount Lofty Ranges which surround the city. Adelaide stretches 20 km (12 mi) from the coast to the foothills, and 90 km (56 mi) from Gawler at its northern extent to Sellicks Beach in the south.


Named in honour of Adelaide of Saxe-Meiningen, queen consort to King William IV, the city was founded in 1836 as the planned capital for a freely-settled British province in Australia. Colonel William Light, one of Adelaide's founding fathers, designed the city and chose its location close to the River Torrens, in the area originally inhabited by the Kaurna people. Light's design set out Adelaide in a grid layout, interspaced by wide boulevards and large public squares, and entirely surrounded by parklands. Early Adelaide was shaped by prosperity and wealth — up until the Second World War, it was Australia's third largest city. It has been noted for early examples of religious freedom, a commitment to political progressivism and civil liberties. It has been known as the "City of Churches" since the mid-19th century.


As South Australia's seat of government and commercial centre, Adelaide is the site of many governmental and financial institutions. Most of these are concentrated in the city centre along the cultural boulevard of North Terrace, King William Street and in various districts of the metropolitan area. Today, Adelaide is noted for its many festivals and sporting events, its food and wine, its long beachfronts, and its large defence and manufacturing sectors. It ranks highly in terms of liveability, being listed in the Top 10 of The Economist Intelligence Unit's World's Most Liveable Cities index in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2015. It was also ranked the most liveable city in Australia by the Property Council of Australia in 2011, 2012 and 2013.




population of more than 1,225,235, making it Australia's fifth largest city. Some 77% of the population of South Australia are residents of the Adelaide metropolitan area, making South Australia one of the most centralised states.


Major areas of population growth in recent years have been in outer suburbs such as Mawson Lakes and Golden Grove. Adelaide's inhabitants occupy 366,912 houses, 57,695 semi-detached, row terrace or town houses and 49,413 flats, units or apartments.


About one sixth (17.1%) of the population had university qualifications. The number of Adelaideans with vocational qualifications (such as tradespersons) fell from 62.1% of the labour force in the 1991 census to 52.4% in the 2001 census.


Overseas-born Adelaideans composed 29.8% of the total population. Suburbs including Newton, Payneham and Campbelltown in the east and Torrensville, West Lakes and Fulham to the west, have large Greek and Italian communities. The Italian consulate is located in the eastern suburb of Payneham. Large Vietnamese populations are settled in the north-western suburbs of Woodville, Kilkenny, Pennington, Mansfield Park and Athol Park and also Parafield Gardens and Pooraka in Adelaide's north. Migrants from India and Sri Lanka have settled into inner suburban areas of Adelaide including the inner northern suburbs of Blair Athol, Kilburn and Enfield and the inner southern suburbs of Plympton, Park Holme and Kurralta Park.

Chinatown on Moonta St in the Market precinct

Suburbs such as Para Hills, Salisbury, Ingle Farm and Blair Athol in the north and Findon, West Croydon and Seaton in the West are experiencing large migration from Afghanistan and Iran. Chinese migrants favour settling in the eastern and north eastern suburbs including Kensington Gardens, Greenacres, Modbury and Golden Grove. Mawson Lakes has a large international student population, due to its proximity to the University of South Australia campus. The five largest groups of overseas-born were from UK (7.0%), Italy (1.6%), India (1.4%), China (1.3%) and Vietnam (1.0%). The most-spoken languages other than English were Italian (2.6%), Greek (1.9%), Standard Mandarin (1.3%), Vietnamese (1.3%), and Cantonese (0.7%).




Below is a map of suburbs around Adelaide.





Adelaide can be split in to five areas


Inner Adelaide – includes City, Inner North, Inner South, Inner East and Inner West

North Adelaide – includes Port Adelaide Area, Outer North East and Outer North

South Adelaide – includes Outer South

East Adelaide – includes Adelaide Hills

West Adelaide – includes Glenelg and Brighton





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Adelaide is the beautiful capital city of South Australia and it is listed as the fifth-most crowded city in Australia. If you are moving to Adelaide then you have a big right Decision i also moved Adelaide last year. But there are some points those you should remember about Adelaide.

Demography Of Adelaide:
The abroad born population of Adelaide is around 30%, with extensive Italian and Greek communities in the east and areas of Fulham, and Campbell town. There are significant Vietnamese population in the northern areas of Athol Park and Woodville. Migrants from Sri Lanka and India are packed in the inward suburb areas, for example, Enfield, Kilburn and Park Holme.

As of late, suburb areas in the north and West have encountered generous migration from Iran as well as Afghanistan. Chinese workers have generally settled in the northeastern and eastern parts.

Population Density And Growth Of Adelaide:
Adelaide has a population density of 400 people square kilometer. Over the prior decade, certain areas of the city have ended up growing faster than others, especially Golden Grove and Mawson Lakes. As per an essential demographer of Australia, South Australia’s population growth rate has been really brisk. The way things are currently, various vagrants at first come to South Australian areas like Adelaide. In the midst of the year 2013, the number of people in South Australia grew by 0.9%, which is considerably speedier than various countries.

Facts About Adelaide:
1. Adelaide is the capital of South Australia and additionally the opal capital of Australia. Remember to go searching for opal on your next get-away to Adelaide.

2. Adelaide is supposed to be the home to the showcase of Aboriginal Culture and things related to it. These are shown at the South Australian Museum and furthermore at the National Aboriginal Cultural Institute.

3. The city was set up as a colony for the free pioneers and is the principle capital city that was possessed by free pilgrims from its start.

4. It is affectionately known as the City of Churches. Regardless of the way that it is not known with reference to whom at first started using this moniker, one simply needs to explore to reveal the strategy for thinking behind such a designation.

5. Adelaide’s fascinating Botanic Garden has the greatest and the oldest glasshouses in the Southern portion of the globe. These glasshouses without question make some astounding excursion spots. To Know More About Adelaide Read Here

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