State Quiz - New South Wales

Can you guess these facts about the Australian state of New South Wales?
Quiz by chelsea97
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Last updated: April 26, 2021
First submittedNovember 13, 2020
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Capital and largest city
Sydney
Second largest city
Newcastle
Third largest city
Wollongong
Oldest inland settlement in Australia
Parramatta
State nickname
The First State
States and territories that border NSW
Australian Capital Territory
Queensland
South Australia
Victoria
Mountain range that 'separates' the coast and inland
The Great Dividing Range
Tallest mountain
Mount Kosciuszko
State flower
Waratah
Second oldest national park in the world
Royal National Park
Region in the North West (Hint: not to be confused with the U.S region)
New England
Country music capital of Australia
Tamworth
River on the southern border
Murray River
1808 coup d'état
Rum Rebellion
The most _____ _______ have come from NSW
Prime Ministers
Sir Henry Parkes gave this speech in 1889, which is said to be the start of federation
The Tenterfield Oration
BHP was founded in this city
Broken Hill
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Level 15
Nov 13, 2020
really nice mix of questions, great quiz!
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Level 72
Nov 14, 2020
Thank you!
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Level 74
Apr 26, 2021
Nice quiz, but my try of Mt Kosciusko wasn't accepted as a type-in. Given that it's possibly the hardest mountain in the world to spell, maybe allow a few close spellings?
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Level 72
Apr 26, 2021
Good idea! Will now accept more type-ins