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Welcome to Wollongong, Australia’s ninth largest city with a population approaching 200,000.

Wollongong is located 80km south of Sydney on a narrow coastal strip bordered by the Royal National Park to the north, Lake Illawarra to the south, the Tasman Sea to the east and the Illawarra Escarpment to the west.

Area: 714 sq km

Climate: temperate

Average temperatures: summer 18-26ºC and winter 8-17ºC

Key economic sectors: manufacturing, education, technology research & development, coal mining, retail services, tourism, port activities, health and community services.

 

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