What travelers say
Located at a distance of 162 Km towards Sydney’s NNE, at Hunter River’s mouth, it’s amongst the predominant cities in ‘Hunter region’. Known for cola, Newcastle has gained popularity as the biggest harbor of coal export across the globe; thereby having exported 88880000 tonnes.
Newcastle’s northern side has been ... More dominated by swamps, sand dunes, and ‘multiple river channels’. ‘Green Belt’ which protects wildlife and plants goes on to flank this city from west, i.e. Watagan Mountains across the north. It is here that this region meets coast. Due to this, restrictions come in terms of urban development.
Newcastle’s climate is of humid/oceanic subtropical type; much like northern and central New south Wales. Winters are usually cold and summers mild.
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