Brunswick

Brunswick is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 6 km north from Melbourne's central business district. Its Local Government Area is the City of Moreland. At the 2006 Census, Brunswick had a population of 20,780.

Approximately four kilometres north of Melbourne CBD, it has a southern border with the suburbs of Princes Hill and Parkville, the boundary being Park Street.

To the east Brunswick is bordered by Brunswick East, the boundary being behind Lygon Street and Holmes Street; to the north it is bordered by Coburg, along the boundary of Moreland Road, while the western border with Brunswick West follows Grantham, Pearson and Shamrock Streets.

Brunswick's main thoroughfare is Sydney Road, which runs north-south as the continuation of Royal Parade and which several kilometres north of Brunswick becomes the Hume Freeway.

Brunswick is designated one of 82 Major Activity Centres in the Melbourne 2030 Metropolitan Strategy.

Brunswick takes its name from Caroline of Brunswick, the estranged wife of King George IV.