It is the area of New South Wales which is the second in population density in Australia. It combines the Newcastle and Lake Macquarie local government areas of City of Newcastle, City of Lake Macquarie, City of Cessnock, City of Maitland and Port Stephens Council.
Newcastle is considered to be the largest harbour for exporting coal around the world. Located at the Hunter River’s mouth, it is the biggest city in the Hunter Region.
The area has the ability to export 160 million tonnes of coal, and the Hunter Region owns a great deal of coal deposits; Geologically, the region sits in the middle of the east part of the Sydney’s Basin.
The area of the Newcastle almost reaches 262km2 founded in 1804, with a population estimated in 2020 to have been 329,336, divided into five ancestries which are English, Australian, Irish, Scottish and German.
The Newcastle was established similar to a Roman military station, where it was famous for being a coal-shipping port long time ago. The city is a leading one in the trade which received the term “to carry coals to Newcastle”, which indicates “to do something superfluous or unnecessary” ... Taking the name of the English City, it is a port specialised in shipping coal.
The City of Newcastle is safe and stable in general, where the crime rate sometimes reaches to be as 50 %, at maximum, but often stands at 20% with vandalism and theft crimes, in particular, are the most property crimes. So, you must lock your doors and cars, park it on guarded lots, and don’t miss valuables inside.