Adelaide was founded in 1836, is the capital city of the state of south Australia, 5th most populous city of Australia and the 3rd largest city of Australia before world war II. More than 75% of south Australia population is residing in Adelaide. Adelaida is north of the Fleurieu Peninsula between the gulf St Vincent and the low-lying Mount Lofty ranges. The city was designed by Colonel William light and is located close to river Torrens. Until second war II, Adelaide was shaped by prosperity and wealth and one of the few Australian cities without a convict history.
Adelaide is a mix of stylish architecture, museums, sandy beaches, arts events, nightlife and fine dining. Located close to river Torrens, Adelaide is home to renowned museum- the art gallery of south Australia, showcasing expansive collections of arts and the south Australian museum, which is devoted to natural history. Adelaide is known for its events including Australian rules football, motor sports and tennis and hosting Cricket since 1871.
Adelaide is known as the city of churches since the mis-19th century.