Location: Melbourne is situated in the heart of the Yarra River, towards the north-eastern seashore of Port Philip. It was formed in the past by the merging of the nations of Wurundjeri and Boonwurrung.
Melbourne is located at the latitude 37 degrees 49 minutes south and longitude 144 degrees 58 minutes east on the south-east edge of Australia. Moreover, the prime location of the city at the zenith of the large Port Philip makes it possible for the Melbournians to enjoy a moderate temperate.
Dialing code: +613
-Emergency numbers :
Tourist Information Helpdesk: +613 9297 1805
Car Breakdown Service: 132042
Highway Patrol: +613 690-3900
Telephone Directory Services: 1223
Airport Enquiry: +613 9297 1600
Railway Enquiry: +613 1800 652 313
Population: 4 million
-Languages: The official language is English, however more than 100 languages are spoken by the city's residents.
-Time zone: AEST (UTC+10)
-Average January temperatures: 25.8C
-Average July temperatures: 13.4C
-Annual rainfall: 646.9 mm