Melbourne is the capital and most crowded city of the Australian condition of Victoria, and the second-most crowded city in Australia. The name "Melbourne" alludes to an urban agglomeration spreading over which includes the more extensive metropolitan region, and also being the regular name for its downtown area. The town is positioned on the massive typical cove of Port Phillip and ventures into the hinterlands towards the Dandong and Macedon mountain ranges, Morning ton Peninsula and Yarra Valley. It has a populace of 4,529,500 starting at 2015, and its occupants are called Melbournians.
Melbourne rates very in commandment, restoration, therapeutically services, novel labor, tourism, and tournaments, making it the world's most livable city for the 6th year in succession in 2016, as designated by the Economist Intelligence Unit. It is a foremost money related focus in the Asia-Pacific area and location among the main 30 urban communities in the Global Financial Centers Index. Imply to as Australia's "social capital", it is the emergence of Australian Impressionism, Australian recommendation football, and the Australian film and podcast profession, and Australian concurrent, move. It is perceived as a UNESCO City of Literature and a noteworthy place for road craftsmanship, music, and theater. It is home to a significant number of Australia's biggest and most established social foundations, for example, the Melbourne Cricket Ground, the National Gallery of Victoria, the State Library of Victoria and the UNESCO World Heritage-recorded Royal Exhibition Building. It was the host city of the 1956 Summer Olympics and the 2006 Commonwealth Games.