Australia is a nation of big cities, at least in terms of area.
Sydney, the most populous city in Australia, is also one of the largest cities on earth, covering about 670 square miles. By comparison, New York City has an area of 320 square miles, and Pittsburgh an area of just 56 square miles!
Mount Isa, a town in Queensland, Australia, calls itself the largest town on earth. Though not very populous, Mount Isa governs an area of 15,822 square miles, more than twice the size of New Jersey!