Parramatta is one of the major business districts of Sydney. The suburb is only 23 kilometres away from the Sydney central business district. Parramatta is named after the river ‘Parramatta’ that is running through the suburb. The suburb is the administrative seat of the local government area of the City of Parramatta. Around 20,000 people live in the suburb. Parramatta is surrounded by Northmead, North Parramatta, Oatlands, Westmead, Rosehill, Greystanes, Mays Hill and Harris Park.
The British founded Parramatta in 1788. Sydney founded in the same year. The suburb is the second largest business district in the state of New South Wales.