Wollongong

Overall Score

4.2

Woollongong – a large city (2nd in the state) in New South Wales. It is east of the state, south of Seaside, and is the port of the Tasmanian Sea. Nearby the city are the Keira and Kemble Mountains and the Lake of the Lake of the Lake of the Lake of the Lake of the Lake of the Lake of the Lake of the Lake of the Lake of the Lake of the Lake of the Lake of the Lake of the Lake of the Lake of the Lake of the Lake. The climate in Wollongong is typical oceanic. The air masses of the Pacific Ocean bring heavy rainfall. Summer heat is softened by breezes, and winter is cooler and more mellow.

Volongong Yong – a name taken from the language of the local tribes. The Aborigines inhabited this area long before the arrival of the Europeans. The first interactions with the indigenous people were in the late 18th century. And in the beginning of the 19th century there were colonists settlements. Later, with the opening of the coal mines, Wollongong developed as a mining town.

Modern Wollongong – an industrial center where machinery, black metal, chemical and light industries lead the way. The city of Port-Camble stands out, being one of the largest port and industrial areas in Australia. Despite its industrial status, Wollongong can boast several interesting sites. They are the Fortress of Smitheriel and Flagstaff in the hills, St. Michaels Church, the Monastery of Pho Gungang Jean Jean Tien, and others.

100 USD = 137.71 AUD

Overall Score

4.2
  • Air quality: 28 US AQI Good. Air quality is satisfactory, and air pollution poses little or no risk.
  • Tap water: Yes, safe to drink
  • Religious government: Non-religious
  • Population: 260,000 people
  • GDP: $54,069 / year
  • Foreigners can own real estate: Yes
  • Power outlets: 230V50Hz
  • Internet: 17 Mbps
  • Best wireless: Aldi Mobile
  • Pay without cash: Yes, cards OK almost everywhere
  • Tipping: Tipping in Australia is not standard etiquette so you should never feel obligated to leave a gratuity. Tipping is just a discretionary thing if people feel that they’ve had good service. The standart is 10%, although 5% will probably do in a cafe.
  • Apartment listings: Realestate
  • Apartments: Airbnb
  • Hotels: Booking.com
  • More hotels: Hotels.com
  • Best coffee 24/7: Marketview
  • Best coffee: Swell Coffee
  • Best taxi: Uber
  • Best coworking space: Corner Table
  • Online electronics shop: Kogan
  • Best hospital: Wollongong Private Hospital
  • Best short-haul air carrier: Jetstar Airways
  • Best intl air carrier: Malasya Airlines
  • Monthly costs for expat: $2000
  • Monthly costs for family: $4800
  • Monthly costs for local: $1350
  • Meal: $12
  • Small Cola: $2
  • Beer 1 Pint: $6
  • Coffee: $4


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