Sydney-Facts
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    Walking time 

    Sydney has 27,787 km of streets and paths. If you wanted to walk them all, assuming you walked four kilometers an hour, eight hours a day, it would take you 868 days. And, when you need to get home there are 6,028 bus and tram stops, and subway and railway stations in Sydney.

    Brightness 

    Assuming that every kilometer of street in Sydney has an average of 33 street lamps with 50W of power, then Sydney has more than 916,978 street lamps, which use 45.8 megawatts of electricity per hour. Over a number of years, that adds up to the amount of energy produced by a volcanic eruption.

    Local recreation 

    With a total area of 124.7 square kilometers, public green spaces and parks make up 2.9% of Sydney’s total area, 4,311 square kilometers. That means each of Sydney’s 4,627,345 residents has an average of 26.9 square meters – less than most large Zoo animals!

    Nightlife 

    When people in Sydney want to go out, they are spoilt for choice; the city has more than 2,681 cafés, restaurants, bars, ice-cream parlors, beer gardens, cinemas, nightclubs and theatres. If they were all lined up along a single street, it would need to be at least 16 km long.

    Tourism 

    More than 904 sights and monuments, and far more than 2,229 retailers, mean there is plenty of sightseeing to do in Sydney. Feeling tired? After a hard day visiting all the cultural attractions in the city, shopping or a night at the theatre, Sydney offers more than 317 hotels, youth hostels and camp sites.
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