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Perth, Western Australia

Perth is renown for being one of the most remote and windiest cities in the world.

Located by the beautiful Swan River, Perth is the capital of Western Australia, the largest State in Australia by land area.

Population: 1,519,510

Origin of name: named by Captain James Stirling in honour of Sir George Murray, Secretary for the Colonies, a Scot from Perthshire.

Perth Amboy, New Jersey

Located along the eastern border of the Middlesex County.

Alternative names: known as The City by the Bay.

Origin of name: named in honour of one of the proprietors under the Royal Grant the Earl of Perth.

Population: approximately 47,303

Perth, Scotland

Located by the River Tay in Perthshire, Scotland.

Used to be the capital of Scotland.

Alternative names: known as St John's town or the Fair City.

Origin of name: derives from a Pictish word for wood or copse.

Population: 140,190 (including Kinross)

Other facts: Has a Charter of Mutual Friendship with Perth, Western Australia.

Famous places in the Perth and Kinross region include Blair Castle, Scone Palace, and Dunkeld Cathedral.

Perth, Ontario

Located in Lanark County along the Tay River in Eastern Ontario.

Alternative names: known as "The Big Town of Festivals".

Origin of name: named after Perth, Scotland.

Population: 6232

 

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(1) Population estimates for this article have been sourced from:
Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australian Demographic Statistics, Catalogue 3101.0
City of Perth, Amboy, New Jersey
US Census Bureau, DP-1 Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2000 Census
Perth and Kinross Council
General Register Office for Scotland, 2001-2006 Mid Year Population Estimates
Town of Perth, Ontario, 2006 Population

 

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