How many churches are there in Adelaide?
According to a street directory from 2008 there were 749 churches in Adelaide that year.
Adelaide, and SA generally was a free settlement, unlike the other colonies of the time which were developed as penal colonies, as a result of this more of the population were religious and churchgoing than the other states and hence the needs for more churches. Interesting, today, Adelaide is the most atheistic capital city in Australia.
It is not known exactly when, where or why Adelaide earned the nickname of City of Churches. It is believed to have been in use since before 1872, when the term was quoted by English novelist Anthony Trollope in his book Australia and New Zealand. The state of South Australia (of which Adelaide is the capital city) was the only one in Australia founded purely by free settlers. These free settlers had strong traditions of…
SA is known as the festival state because of the amount of festivals and events, these include: The OzAsia Festival The Adelaide Fringe The Adelaide Festival The International Guitar Festival The Christmas Pageant The V8 Supercar race Adelaide Cabaret Festival The Adelaide festival of ideas plus many, many more.
The driving distance from: Melbourne to Perth is 3425 kilometres Perth to Adelaide is 2702 kilometres Adelaide to Sydney is 1407 kilometres for a total of 7534 kilometres. The flight distance from: Melbourne to Perth is 2730 kilometres Perth to Adelaide is 2138 kilometres Adelaide to Sydney is 1165 kilometres for a total of 6033 kilometres.
There are an estimated 70 million Christians in China. The majority of them attend what are known as house churches; churches that are not recognized by the Chinese government, and that meet in houses. So it is very hard to say how many churches there are in China, since we would have to know how many of these house churches there are, and they meet in secret, so we can't possibly know just how many…