Adelaide, Australia Overview
Adelaide is north of the Fleurieu Peninsula, on the Adelaide Plains between the Gulf St Vincent and the low-lying Mount Lofty Ranges. The city 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.
According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the Adelaide Metropolitan Region has a total land area of 870 km2 (340 sq mi), and is at an average elevation of 50 metres (160 ft) above sea level. Mount Lofty, east of the Adelaide metropolitan region in the Adelaide Hills at an elevation of 727 metres (2,385 ft), is the tallest point of the city and in the state south of Burra.
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Adelaide has a hot-summer Mediterranean climate (Koppen climate classification Csa), with hot dry summers and mild winters, with most precipitation falling in the winter months. Adelaide receives enough annual precipitation to avoid Köppen’s BSh (semi-arid climate) classification. Rainfall is unreliable, light and infrequent throughout summer. In contrast, the winter has fairly reliable rainfall with June being the wettest month of the year, averaging around 80 mm.
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Waterfall Gully is an eastern suburb of the South Australian capital city of Adelaide. It is located in the foothills of the Mount Lofty Ranges around 5 km (3.1 mi) east-south-east of the Adelaide city centre. For the most part, the suburb encompasses one long gully with First Creek at its centre and Waterfall Gully Road running adjacent to the creek.
The Adelaide Botanic Garden is a 125-acre (51 ha) public garden at the north-east corner of the Adelaide city centre, in the Adelaide Park Lands. It encompasses a fenced garden on North Terrace (between the Royal Adelaide Hospital and the National Wine Centre) and behind it the Botanic Park (adjacent to the Adelaide Zoo).
The Art Gallery of South Australia (AGSA), located on the cultural boulevard of North Terrace in Adelaide, is one of three significant visual arts museum in the Australian state of South Australia. It has a collection of over 35,000 works of art, making it, after the National Gallery of Victoria, the second largest state art collection in Australia.
"Linear Park" redirects here; for the park in Cambridge, Massachusetts, see Alewife Linear Park. The Torrens Linear Park was completed in 1997 as the first of its kind developed in Australia where it is the largest hills-to-coast park.
The Adelaide Symphony Orchestra (ASO) is an Australian orchestra based in Adelaide, South Australia. Its primary venue is the Adelaide Town Hall, but the ASO also performs in other venues such as Elder Hall at the University of Adelaide and the Adelaide Festival Theatre.
The South Australian Museum is a natural history museum and research institution in Adelaide, South Australia, founded in 1856. It occupies a complex of buildings on North Terrace in the cultural precinct of the Adelaide Parklands.
The service is free between the Adelaide Entertainment Centre in Hindmarsh and South Terrace in the City, and along the entire length of Jetty Road, Glenelg. Apart from short street-running sections in Adelaide city centre and Glenelg, the line has its own reservation, with minimal interference with road traffic.
The Migration Museum is a social history museum located in Adelaide, South Australia. It is one of the three museums operated by History SA. It deals with the immigration and settlement history of South Australia, and maintains both a permanent and a rotating collection of works.
Aldinga Beach is an outer southern suburb of Adelaide, South Australia. It lies within the City of Onkaparinga and has the postcode 5173. At the 2011 Census, Aldinga Beach had a population of 9,697.
The National Railway Museum, Port Adelaide, South Australia, is Australia's largest railway museum with over 100 exhibits on display, primarily from the Commonwealth and South Australian Railways. In 1963 a group of rail preservationists convinced the South Australian Railways Commissioner to allocate land on the site of the former Mile End Roundhouse to house a small collection of withdrawn steam locomotives.
The Adelaide Himeji Gardens in the south parklands was a gift from Adelaide's sister city, Himeji, in 1982. The entrance is from South Terrace, between Pulteney and Hutt Streets.
The Oval has been headquarters to the South Australian Cricket Association (SACA) since 1871 and South Australian National Football League (SANFL) since 2014. The stadium is managed by the Adelaide Oval Stadium Management Authority (AOSMA). Redevelopments between 2008 and 2014, costing $575 million, increased the stadium's seating capacity from 34,000 to 53,583 (including standing room).
Adelaide Zoo is Australia's second oldest zoo, and the only major metropolitan zoo in Australia to be owned and operated on a non-profit basis. It is located in the parklands just north of the city centre of Adelaide, South Australia.
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Adelaide - Tourist Information
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Life In Australia: Adelaide
Made by The Commonwealth Film Unit 1966. Directed by James Jeffrey. A picture of life in the South Australian capital of Adelaide in the mid 1960s, social, commercial and recreational.
Australia Adelaide City and Glenelg Beach Tour
A brief tour of the city of Adelaide, a walk through the Rundle shopping mall, and a visit to the beautiful beach of Glenelg in South Australia.
Travel Guide to Adelaide, Australia
http://bestflights.co.za/pacific/australia/adelaide - Visit for more information on Adelaide, Australia Adelaide, the capital city of South Australia, is Australia's fifth largest city with a population of slightly over 1.28 million. This coastal city is also located among the wine regions of McLaren Vale, Barossa Valley and Clare Valley, all situated within a daytrip of the city.
Adelaide - South Australia
Brought to you by http://www.southaustralia.com Surrounded by rolling hills, beautiful beaches and world-class wineries, Adelaide is one of the great small cities of the world. Adelaide's dedication to refined taste extends beyond the plate and to the arts, in all its forms. It's Australia's cultural capital -- a festival city home to the biennial Adelaide Festival, WOMADelaide, Adelaide Fringe, Feast Festival, Adelaide Cabaret Festival, Adelaide Festival of Ideas and Adelaide Fashion Festival.
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Interviewed Anna Pak Poy from nomads world - Australia's finest chain of backpacking hostels Anna helped organise our accommodation for the trip. She was born and bred in Adelaide and has such a passion for the place, we couldn't go past interviewing her. Accommodation : http://www.nomadsworld.com/
Drive through the streets and roads of Adelaide South Australia
This is a trek through the streets of Adelaide and the background music is from the PC title Torchlight 2.
Adelaide, Australia 2013
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Australia's HMAS Canberra & HMAS Adelaide LHD Navy Ships Construction Part 2
One of Australia's largest cranes had to be constructed on Nelson Pier to undertake the heavy lifts for the LHD project. Block 811 was transported along the hull of the first Landing Helicopter Dock, in preperation to be lifted into position, on a giant remote control platform In May of 2006 the Royal Australian Navy announced its decision to expand its naval expeditionary capabilities.