New South Wales
has the largest population in Australia with approximately 6.5 million
people. The hub of the state is its capital Sydney. The city boasts famous Australian icons, the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. West of Sydney is the Blue Mountains, a part of the Great Dividing Range, while at the south of the state is the Snowy Mountains. There are also the wineries of the Hunter Valley and numerous beaches for surfing and swimming along the coast of the state.