Adelaide

Adelaide is the ‘City of Churches’ is a coastal city situated on the
Fleurieu Peninsula. The name City of Churches is a reflection of Adelaide’
s past rather than its present. The city has many wine growing districts
such as the Baroosa valley. Food lovers can taste traditional Australian
cuisine which consists of grilled chops, Sunday roasts etc. Some English
trends are still evident in domestic cuisine like hot roast turkey, chicken
or ham with all the trimmings followed by Christmas pudding. Australia’s
two most traditional takeaway dishes are the meat pie and sausage roll.

Adelaide is the capital of South Australia and home to more than 1.7
million people.

Whether Adelaide is your intended destination

Adelaide is a  coastal city with hills twenty minutes to the east and white
sandy beaches twenty minutes to the west. It is situated near the middle
of the curving eastern side of Gulf St. Vincent upon a fertile plain which
rises gently from the coast to a curving line of hills located about 16km
inland.  

Southern Australia's climate is distinctly Mediterranean. The nearby
Southern Ocean ensures hot, dry summers and cool, mild winters. Spring
brings the most rain to South Australia.


The economy of Adelaide is  based on manufacturing, wholesale and
retail, and community service. Unique to Adelaide is the wine producing
industry.


Adelaide is an easy place to get around  with bus and train services
connecting all parts of the city and suburbs. It is possible to reach almost
any point of the metropolitan area within 20 minutes. Adelaide Metro is
the city's transport system servicing the greater metropolitan region with
trains and buses including the Glenelg tram. There are also free buses
which cover the Central Business District. The international airport is 8km
west of the city centre.  


Every two years, the Adelaide Festival of Arts and the Festival Fringe
bring the City a world class extravaganza of cultural delights. These and
other festivals dotted throughout the year give Adelaide its title as the
"Festival City".  

Adelaide is often referred to as a 'city within a park' as it contains 29
parks, an amazing 45 per cent of the city area. Beyond the inner city, the
suburbs of Adelaide also enjoy the luxury of being near nature, with
many fine examples of natural bushland.  

Perth city has three universities and a number of TAFE's and private
institutions offering tertiary education to local and international students.  
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