City of Albany website
Albany is a port citylocated in the GreatSouthern Region of WesternAustralia, 390 km (244 miles) south-east of Perth ,the state capital.
The city was founded in January 1827 as a military outpost of New South Wales aspart of a plan to forestall French ambition in the region.
During the late nineteenth and early twentieth century's the town served as agateway to the EasternGoldfields and for many years was the colony's only deep water port, having aplace of eminence on shipping services between Britain and its Australiancolonies.
Today the town of Albany has a place of significance as a tourist destination and basefrom which to explore the south west of the state and is well regarded for itsnatural beauty and preservation of heritage.
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