Fremantle is a port city in the Australian state of Western Australia, located 19 km South-West of Perth, the state capital. Located at the mouth of the Swan river on the Western coast of Australia. Is the first settlement on the territory of the colony of Swan river. Founded in 1829. In 1929 he received the city status. According to the 2006 census, the population of the city was 7459 people, and of the eponymous district local government — 24 835 people.
Fremantle is known for the many well-preserved monuments of architecture, forming a unity with the urban landscapes. First of all, it is a colonial building built by convicts, the old jetty and port, the local prison. Most of the buildings are built of limestone and decorated with decorated facades. The rapid development of the city, followed by local extension of the Bay, gave rise to a whole architectural ensembles of the era of Edward VII, which was built by trade and the shipping companies on the Western outskirts of the city and drained the land