What is Adelaide?

  • (noun): The state capital of South Australia.

Adelaide

Adelaide ( /ˈædəleɪd/) is the capital city of South Australia and the fifth-largest city in Australia. According to the 2011 census, Adelaide has a population of 1.23 million. 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.

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List of Buildings Attributed To Sir George Strickland Kingston
... Ayers House, Adelaide Old Adelaide Gaol, Adelaide Original Treasury Building, Victoria Square, Adelaide Government House, Adelaide Customs House, Glenelg Cummins House, 23 Sheoak Avenue, Novar Gardens, South ...
Adelaide, Eastern Cape - History - Colonial Adelaide
... Adelaide's origins date back to 1835 when a British officer named Captain Alexander Boswell Armstrong (1787–1862) established a military encampment ...
John Jefferson Bray - Publications
7 Friendly Street Poetry Reader" (Adelaide University Press, 1977, and 1978) ... to "Well and Truly Tried" (festschrift for Sir Richard Eggleston, 1982) "Adelaide Law School Centenary Essays" (Adelaide University Press, 1983) "Australian Law Journal" ...
Mount Barker, South Australia
... city, home to 258 ... residents that is 33 kilometres up the South Eastern Freeway, east of Adelaide, in South Australia ... of the District Council of Mount Barker, is the largest town in the Adelaide Hills, and is one of the fastest growing areas in the state ... Mount Barker is close enough to Adelaide that many people commute there on a daily basis, although it is far enough away from the city that people call it "the country" ...
John Lavington Bonython
... Sir John Lavington Bonython (1875–1960) was a prominent public figure in Adelaide, known for his work in journalism, business and politics ... In 1901 he began a long association with the Adelaide City Council, serving as Mayor of Adelaide (1911–1913) and later as Lord Mayor of Adelaide (1927–1930) ...