The City of Parramatta Council, formerly known as Parramatta City Council, is situated where the Cumberland Plain meets the Hornsby Plateau, approximately 25 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.
The City occupies an area of 84 square kilometres with an estimated population of 230,167 in 2015 and houses the Parramatta central business district, the second largest employment destination for the metropolitan area after the Sydney central business district.
The area was linguistically diverse, with a significantly higher than average proportion (52.5%) where two or more languages are spoken. There is a larger proportion of residents who stated a religious affiliation with Islam and Hinduism.
The City has a large central library, heritage centre and five branch libraries, and not forgetting two public swimming pools. The Parramatta Town Hall, completed in 1883 is heritage-listed on both Australian and New South Wales government registers; which houses the original Council chamber meeting rooms, a library and function rooms.