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Sydney, Australia's historic city

Sydney is the second wealthiest city in the world in terms of per capita purchasing power.

Sydney was host to the 2000 Summer Olympic Games.

The Sydney Harbour Bridge is 49 metres wide, making it the widest single-span bridge in the world.

Inner Sydney is the most densely populated place in Australia with 4,023 inhabitants per square kilometre.

31.7 percent of the Sydney population was born overseas.

Residents of Sydney are known as Sydneysiders.

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