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___ Satellite View and Map of the City of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Searchable Map and Satellite View of Canberra using Google Earth Data (45-degree view available)Satellite view is showing Canberra, the national capital of Australia. Australia's largest inland city is located in the southern part of New South Wales at the northern end of the Australian Capital Territory, one of the self governing territories of Australia. The city is situated 660 km (410 mi) north east of Melbourne and about 300 km (180 mi) southwest of Sydney.
Canberra is the seat of the government of Australia, the site of Parliament House, the High Court of Australia and numerous government departments and agencies.
On the map you can see that Canberra is a planned city. Australia became an independent nation on 1 January 1901 and the country was in need for a capital. The site where Canberra should be built was selected in 1908 and construction begun five years later in 1913. The city's layout is
based on geometric shapes like circles, hexagons and triangles.
Today the Nation's Capital has a population of about 381,000 inhabitants (in 2014).
Just Zoom in to see Parliament House, the meeting place of the Parliament of Australia. At the time of its construction (prior to 1988) it was the most expensive building in the Southern Hemisphere.
The Map shows a city map of Canberra with expressways, main roads and streets, Canberra International Airport (IATA Code: CBR) to the east.
To find a location use the form below. To view just the map, click on the "Map" button.
City of Canberra, Lake Burley Griffin in the foreground, Commonwealth Place and Old Parliament House in front, and Parliament House in the background.
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Standard time zone (AEST): UTC/GMT +10 hours
Daylight saving time (AEDT) in use from beginning of October until end of March, time zone offset: UTC/GMT +11 hours
| Google Earth: Searchable map/satellite view of the city of Canberra, Capital Territory, Australia.
|City Coordinates (WGS 84): 35°18′29″S 149°07′28″E
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