Burwood was established in the year 1814. The estimated population in Burwood as of 2011 was 12,446 and the postcode of this suburb is 2134.
Suburbs which are surrounded by Burwood are Concord, Strathfield, South Strathfield, Cananda Bay, Burwood Heights, Five Dock, Croydon and Croydon Park.
Since the place is located in Southern hemisphere, the seasons get reversed throughout the year. Burwood gets most of the rainfall from June to August with an average temperature of about 9deg Celsius. However, the summer starts from December and ends in February with a temperature around 27 deg Celsius.
Burwood has some lovely tourist attractions such as Newington Armony, Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour, Wild Life Sydney Zoo, Chinese Garden of Friendship, The Cutaway at Barangaroo Point, Cadmans Cottage, Pylon Lookout, Hyde park Barracks Museum etc.
Burwood has a blend of residential, commercial and light industrial developments. Apart from this, the suburb offers excellent transport services such as trains, buses covering the prominent places of Sydney.