Difference between revisions of "New South Wales"

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The current boundaries of the state are with [[Victoria]] to the south, [[South Australia]] to the west and [[Queensland]] to the north. It also completely surrounds the [[Australian Capital Territory]] and the land side of the [[Jervis Bay Territory]].
 
The current boundaries of the state are with [[Victoria]] to the south, [[South Australia]] to the west and [[Queensland]] to the north. It also completely surrounds the [[Australian Capital Territory]] and the land side of the [[Jervis Bay Territory]].
  
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[[Image:Cezanne Les Bords de la Marne.JPG|thumb|A masterpiece by French impressionist Paul Cezanne has been bought for a record $16.2 million by the Art Gallery of NSW, in its most ambitious purchase ever.]]
 
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Revision as of 12:44, 1 October 2008

New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is Australia's oldest and most populous state. It was the first British colony in what is now Australia, established in 1788. The capital city is Sydney.

The current boundaries of the state are with Victoria to the south, South Australia to the west and Queensland to the north. It also completely surrounds the Australian Capital Territory and the land side of the Jervis Bay Territory.


A masterpiece by French impressionist Paul Cezanne has been bought for a record $16.2 million by the Art Gallery of NSW, in its most ambitious purchase ever.