With a population of over , Canberra is Australia’s largest inland city.
The capital city is located at the northern end of the Australian capital territory. miles south west of Sydney and miles north east of Melbourne.
The site of Canberra was selected for the location of the nation’s capital in .
Canberra is unusual among Australian cities, being entirely purpose-built planned city.
The city’s design was heavily influenced by the garden city movement and incorporates significant areas of natural vegetation that have earnt Canberra the title Bush capital.
Canberra has four distinct seasons because of the platitude, elevation and distance from the coast. Canberra experiences hot summers and cold winters with heavy and frequent frost. The highest recorded maximum temperature was degrees fahrenheit on February first and the lowest recording minimum temperature was fourteen degrees fahrenheit on July eleventh .
As the location of the government of Australia, Canberra is the site of Parliament House, the High Court of Australia and numerous government departments and agencies. It is also the location of many and cultural institutions of national significance.
In 2005 and 2006, the National museum was named Australia's best major . The museum preserves and interprets Australia’s social history, exploring the key issues people and events that have shaped the nation.
Canberra is home to many national monuments and institutions, such as the Australian war memorial, the National Gallery and the National Archives.
Canberra is host to many festivals as it has many venues for live music and . Floriade is a flower and entertainment festival held annually in Canberra’s commonwealth park, featuring extensive displays of flowering tulips along with other artistic features. The festival attracts tourists from around Australia and overseas, in spring, from mid September to mid October, each year .
The Australian industry is the fourth larger exporter in the world, exporting to a market that includes old world wine producing countries such as France, and Spain. There is also a significant domestic market for Australian wines. The wine industry is a significant contributor to the Australian economy through production, employment, export and .
The Telstra Tower is a telecommunication tower that is situated above the summit of the black Mountain in Canberra. Rising feet above the mountain summit, the Telstra Tower provides vital communications facilities for the city, along with both inside and outside as well as the revolving hotel Tower restaurant.The Telstra Tower has become to be the most symbolic landmarks in Canberra and a major tourist attraction.

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