Melbourne is Victoria’s capital city and the business, administrative, cultural and recreational hub of the state.
The entire Greater Melbourne area covers 9992.5 km2 and has a population of around 4.5 million.
The City of Melbourne municipality covers 37.7 km2 and has a residential population of over 148,000 (as of 2016). It is made up of the city centre and a number of inner suburbs, each with its own distinctive character and with different businesses, dwellings and communities living and working there.
For more information go to: https://www.melbourne.vic.gov.au/about-melbourne/melbourne-profile/Pages/facts-about-melbourne.aspx