瓦加瓦加简况

[ 发布时间:2016年10月11日 来源: 作者: 友城处]

瓦加瓦加市简况

瓦加瓦加

Wagga Wagga

 

  l 地理位置 Location

 

    瓦加瓦加是澳大利亚新南威尔士州的一个市,并且是该州最大的内陆城市,拥有46913人口。该市是澳大利亚重要的农业、军事及交通枢纽。这座城市位于澳大利亚最大的两座城市悉尼和墨尔本之间,是澳大利亚里弗赖纳及西南坡地的区域中心。

 

Wagga Wagga is a city in New South Wales, Australia. With an urban population of 46,913 people, Wagga Wagga is the state's largest inland city, and is an important agricultural, military, and transport hub of Australia. It is midway between the two largest cities in Australia, Sydney and Melbourne, and is the major regional center for the Riverina and South West Slopes regions.

 

  l 产业优势 Competitive industries

 

    瓦加瓦加市的经济发展是相对独立和稳定的。里弗雷纳是澳大亚最重要的农业区之一,人口为25,而瓦加瓦加地处该地区的中心,是重要的农业基地。盛产各种谷物及油料作物、大米、水果、葡萄酒,饲养各种家畜。瓦加瓦加市畜牧交易中心是澳大利亚重要的牛羊销售市场之一。

 

Wagga Wagga has relatively independent and stable economic development. It is located at the center of Riverina, which is one of the most important agricultural zones of Australia, as a major agriculture base that abounds in grains, oil crops, rice, fruits, grape wines and livestock. The Wagga Wagga Livestock Exchange is one of the important cattle and sheep markets of Australia. 

 

       瓦加瓦加地处澳大利亚两大城市—悉尼和墨尔本之间,特殊的地理位置使它成为澳大利亚东南部的物资集散中心和交通枢纽。澳洲的东南部拥有12百万人口,占全澳人口的23还多。瓦加瓦加拥有便捷的交通,每天有航班往于瓦加与悉尼/墨尔本之间;全国铁路联线的列车每天在瓦加瓦加停4次。此外众多的客车公司的服务更是遍及整个澳洲大陆, 澳洲的主要公路不仅把瓦加瓦加和全国23的市场、港口和国际航空港连接起来,而且都可以在5小时内抵达。因此,许多大公司,特别是运输、银行和会计等行业,都在瓦加瓦加设有机构向悉尼和墨尔本的客户提供服务。

 

Wagga Wagga is located between Sydney and Melbourne, which are the biggest cities of Australia. Such special location enables the city to become a logistics center and transportation hub in the southeastern part of Australia. Wagga Wagga boasts convenient transportation, with flights to Sydney and Melbourne every day and four trains serving national routes. In addition, there many buses running to all directions of Australia. The main roads are connected with two thirds of the national markets, ports and international air ports so that these places can be arrived at within five hours. Therefore, many big companies, especially those engaged in transportation, banking and accounting, have set offices in Wagga Wagga to provide services for clients in Sydney and Melbourne.

 

    此外,瓦加瓦加拥有很多大型购物场所这也吸引了很多来自里弗雷纳和西南部新南威尔士州的消费者。同时,该市也为整个区域内的20余万居民的生活提供主要支持。

 

In addition, Wagga Wagga attracts people from all over the Riverina and southwestern New South Wales to its shopping facilities. It is the major support city for over 200,000 people who live across the region.

 

  l 旅游资源 Tourism resources

 

    瓦加瓦加各式各样的美丽的花园和绿树成行的道路,使这里享有“南方花园城市”的美称。市内占地8.9公顷的植物园有来自非洲和美洲的抗旱植物,中式的茶花园,可欣赏到飞鸟园和动物园,乘座小火车游园。阿尔伯特湖是一个125公顷的人工湖泊,人们可在这里泛舟,滑水,垂钓。而沿河的无数的天然水库也是人们休闲旅游的好去处。瓦加瓦加的旅游业较发达,各项设施,包括酒店、郊外营地、汽车旅馆、服务公寓等。优良的设施使瓦加瓦加举办了许多高规格的会议。

 

Wagga Wagga has a great variety of beautiful gardens and tree-lined streets so that it is honored the “Southern Garden City”. The city has a botanic garden covering 8.9 hectares, with drought-resistant plants imported from Africa and Americans, Chinese-style tea garden, birds’ home and zoo. Small train is available for sightseeing in the garden. The Lake Albert is an artificial lake covering 125 hectares, with boating, water skiing and fishing services. In addition, the numerous natural reservoirs at the river banks are also good places to visit. Wagga Wagga has well developed tourism, with integrated facilities including hotels, suburban campsites, motor hotels and service apartments. This enables Wagga Wagga to become a good choice for holding high-grade conferences. 

 

  l 历史文化 History and culture

 

    1829,沿马兰比季河探险的查尔斯·斯德特上校抵达了瓦加瓦加。随后欧洲人开始了对这一地区的探索。

European exploration of the future site of Wagga Wagga began in 1829 with the arrival of Captain Charles Sturt during his expedition along the Murrumbidgee River.

 

    1870年,瓦加瓦加被合并为自治市,乔治·弗西斯当选首任市长。第一次世界大战后,瓦加瓦加得到稳定发展。1946年,瓦加瓦加市成立。

In 1870, Wagga Wagga was incorporated as a municipality and George Forsyth was chosen as the first Mayor of Wagga Wagga. After the World War I, Wagga Wagga grew steadily and was proclaimed a city on 17 April 1946.

    文化方面,瓦加瓦加已建成了一个地区性的文化基地,称之为“内陆文化绿洲”。市美术馆因其玻璃艺术品和版画而负有盛名。此外,里费雷纳音乐中心和里费雷纳剧场经常有高水平演出。

Concerning cultural development, a regional cultural base, which is called the “inland cultural oasis”, has been set up in Wagga Wagga. The Wagga Wagga Art Gallery is famous for glass art works and prints. In addition, there are always high-grade performances at the Riverina Music Center and the Riverina Theater.

 

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