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GEOGRAPHICAL NAMES REGISTER EXTRACT
15th November 2018
Reference:   79218
Placename:   Sydney
Designation:   Suburb
Status:   Assigned 16th April 1993
GNB File:   GNB3718,2937
LGA:   Sydney
Approx. AGD66 Lat:   -33 52 29
Approx. AGD66 Long:   151 12 30
Approx. GDA94 Lat:   -33 52 23
Approx. GDA94 Long:   151 12 34
Topographic Map:   Parramatta River
1:100000 Map:   Sydney 9130
Parish:   St Philip
County:   Cumberland
Description:   A suburb of the City of Sydney.It more or less encompasses the central business district of the city. Boundaries shown on map marked GNB3718
Origin:   The suburb takes the name of the city. The original settlement was named Sydney Cove which was abbreviated to Sydney in dispatches from 1790. Sydney Cove named by Captain Arthur Phillip in 1788 after Thomas Townshend,first Viscount Sydney, Secretary of the Home Department. Ref: Place Names of New South Wales, A H Reed, Sydney, p 133.
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