10 Amazing Facts About Sydney You Never Knew

Sydney is the most populated city in Oceania and Australia and the capital of New South Wales. Locals of Sydney are called Sydneysiders. There are over 250 different languages spoken in the city and one-third of locals speak a language other than English. Sydney is the second official residence of the Cabinet of Australia, the Prime Minister of Australia and the Governor-General of Australia. The city’s natural features include the Royal Botanic Gardens, Bondi Beach, the Royal National Park and Sydney Harbor. This list contains 10 amazing facts about Sydney you never knew.

Sydney Funnel-Web Spider

Sydney Funnel-web spiders have bigger fangs than those of a brown snake. They are big enough to penetrate fingernails and toe of a human easily. Death has been known to happen within 15 minutes of the spider’s bite.

Sydney Opera House

If the 14 shells on the Sydney Opera House were combined, they will make a perfect circle.