Melbourne becomes Australia's biggest city after over 100 years

April 18, 2023 01:34 AM

Melbourne has overtaken Sydney to become Australia's biggest city, in terms of population, after more than 100 years.

Following a change in Melbourne's boundary to include the area of Melton, the city's population stands at 4,875,400 — 18,700 more than Sydney.

In the late 19th century, Melbourne was Australia's biggest city amid the gold rush and outnumbered Sydney until 1905.[

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