St George District is a name given unofficially to the southern suburbs of Sydney south of Bankstown and west of Botany Bay. The district includes nearly forty suburban areas. The important commercial centers are Hurstville, Kogarah, and Rockdale. The population of this area is approaching a quarter million people. Hurtstville is a diverse area that includes a variety of parks, gardens, and other landmarks. Smaller Kogarah features many sports fields and an annual Charity Bed Race. Rockdale includes areas that are residential, commercial, and light industrial in character.