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Amazing images of Sydney!

Last updated on: April 25, 2012 10:05 IST

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Sydney is the most populous city in Australia and the state capital of New South Wales. It is located on Australia's south-east coast of the Tasman Sea.

As of June 2010, the greater metropolitan area had an approximate population of 4.6 million people.

Let's take a look at stunning Sydney.

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Image: An aerial view of Sydney's Opera House and Circular Quay in the city's central business district.
Photographs: Mark Baker/Reuters

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The world's first floating apartment block, The World, begins a turn to afford all the apartment owners their fair share of the view of Sydney Opera House.

The harbour was brought to a standstill as ferries and other passenger craft were forced to sit and wait as the 44,500 tonne giant liner moved out of its berth and then turned around and came back in allowing those who didn't have the view for the past couple of days their turn.

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Photographs: James Morgan/Reuters

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A surf ski paddler, left, encounters part of a pod of dolphins surfing on a wave at Manly Beach in Sydney. Dolphins, a protected marine species, are a common site off the coast of Australia but delight city folk unused to the mammals' visits to metropolitan beaches.

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Photographs: Will Burgess/Reuters

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Thousands of beach goers enjoy the sun, sea and sand on Bondi Beach in Sydney.

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Photographs: James Morgan/Reuters

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Sydney Harbour ferries are followed by spectators in boats during their annual race as part of Australia Day celebrations in Sydney. Australia Day is a national holiday in all states and territories and is celebrated as a community event.

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Photographs: Mick Tsikas/Reuters

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The Sydney Harbour Bridge is lit by special lighting to highlight its design during the Australian icon's 75th birthday celebrations.

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Photographs: Brendan Read/Pool/Reuters

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A surfer looks back at a huge wave as he rides it at Sydney's Dee Why Beach.

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Photographs: David Gray/Reuters
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People on jet skis race on Cooks River in Sydney as part of a corporate activity day for managers.

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Photographs: Mick Tsikas/Reuters

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A kiteboarder takes advantage of the strong southerly winds sweeping through Botany Bay in Sydney.

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Photographs: Mick Tsikas/Reuters

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Two women walk past a work by artists Ruth Bellotti and Steve Rosewell, which is part of "Sculpture by the Sea", south of Sydney's famous Bondi Beach.

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Photographs: Tim Wimborne/Reuters

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Man rests on a bench overlooking Sydney's famous Bondi Beach.

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Photographs: Tim Wimborne/Reuters

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Sydney city skyline sits under a hazy sky.

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Photographs: Tim Wimborne/Reuters
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The Sydney skyline is lit before Earth Hour.

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Photographs: Patrick Riviere/Reuters

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A monorail travels past the Sydney skyline.

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Photographs: Daniel Munoz/Reuters
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A surfer gets some air on Manly Beach in Sydney.


Photographs: Tim Wimborne/Reuters

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