Burwood is located 12 kilometres west of the Sydney central business district and is the administrative centre for the local government area of Burwood Council. Burwood Heights is a separate suburb to the south. The Appian Way is a street in Burwood, known for its architecturally designed Federation-style homes. Burwood has a mixture of residential, commercial and light industrial developments. The main shopping strip runs along Burwood Road. Westfield Burwood is a large regional shopping centre opposite Burwood Park. Burwood Plaza is a smaller shopping centre on Railway Parade, south of the railway line.

Burwood railway station is on the Inner West Line, South Line, Northern Line and Western Line of the CityRail network. Sydney Buses provide many bus services to Burwood, from Hurstville, Rockdale, Bondi Junction, Strathfield, Homebush, Campsie, Ryde as well as many other locations across Sydney.

Local Amenities
• Burwood features many fine examples of architecture from the Victorian and Federation styles. St Paul\'s Anglican Church on Burwood Road was designed by colonial architect Edmund Blacket and built in 1871.
• Features of Burwood Park include memorials to soldiers who died in World War I and Sandakan, a rotunda, a playground, a lake and an obelisk commemorating the site of Burwood Villa, the area\'s first house.
  • Suburb:Burwood
  • Postcode:2134
  • Population:11,130
  • Municipality:Burwood Council