Perth

Posted: Saturday, 24 November 2012

Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia and the fourth most populous city in Australia. The Perth metropolitan area has approximate 1,700,000 populations.

The metropolitan area is located in the South West Division of Western Australia, between the Indian Ocean and a low coastal escarpment known as the Darling Range. Perth has grown consistently faster than the national average. The nearest city to Perth with a population of more than 500,000 is Adelaide, South Australia, which is 2,104 kilometers away. Author Bill Bryson states that Perth is the most remote city on earth. The central business district of Perth is bounded by the Swan River to the south and east, with Kings Park on the western end, while the railway lines form a northern border.

Perth receives moderate though highly seasonal rainfall, making it the fourth wettest Australian capital city after Darwin, Sydney and Brisbane. Summers are generally hot and dry, lasting from December to late March, with February generally being the hottest month of the year, while winters are relatively cool and wet, making Perth a classic example of a Mediterranean climate. To ensure that you have chosen the best possible accommodations in Perth, you need to be aware of what type of holiday you are planning. The luxurious hotels and resorts in Perth are much popular because of the amazing tourism in the region. Its fantastic climate is one of the reasons visitors come to the area.