It is the second largest city of Victoria, Australia, in addition to being an essential port located on Corio Bay. The city has a stable lifestyle but with so liveable life; it is just an hour far from the city of Melbourne.
The population of Geelong was estimated to have been 264,866 in 2020 living on an area of 1,330km2. The city of Geelong has affordable lifestyle, and is not dense in population like other cities; Furthermore, the healthcare system is great with lots of recreational centres.
The three largest ancestries in Geelong are English, Australian and Irish by which the cultural association and ethnic origins of residents are related to these three generations.
The name was derived from the local Aboriginal name for the district, “Djilong”, believed to have the meaning “Land” or “cliffs” or “tongue of land or peninsula”
In January 1, 1901 was the date when the city was settled for the first time. The city is a local government area which was founded in 1849; the City of Greater Geelong is one of the biggest municipalities in Victoria embracing urban, rural and coastal areas.