Canberra. It is derived from the Aboriginal word “kanberra” and Means “meeting place”. It is the capital of Autralia and has a population of more than 345,000.
Canberra is a modern city, with an urban planning approach dating back to 1912, when an international competition was organized for the design of the Australian capital that won Walter Burley Griffin, American architect.
Already in 1901 the need for a state capital had been seen and one wanted to be built in the best possible way. In 1908, The Canberra area was chosen as the future capital and in 1913 the city was officially named “Canberra”.
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