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Looking south-east over Adelaide city centre circa 2005
|Population:||1,203,873 (2010)  (5th)|
|• Density:||659/km² (1,706.8/sq mi) (2006)|
|Established:||28 December 1836|
|Area:||1826.9 km² (705.4 sq mi)|
| Time zone:
• Summer (DST)
Adelaide is near the Southern Ocean and is north of the Fleurieu Peninsula. It has a river going through it called the River Torrens. Many festivals are held there. Adelaide has a hot-summer Mediterranean climate. Grapes for wine production are grown in the Barossa Valley about 50 kilometres (30 miles) northeast of Adelaide.
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- Australian Bureau of Statistics (17 March 2008). "Explore Your City Through the 2006 Census Social Atlas Series". http://abs.gov.au/websitedbs/d3310114.nsf/4a256353001af3ed4b2562bb00121564/45b3371f4a681356ca25740e007c92bf!OpenDocument. Retrieved 19 May 2008.