interesting facts about Australia


interesting facts about Australia:

Capital :  Canberra
People : Australian
Population : 24,543,375
Population Ranking  :53
Area  :  7,692,024 sq km
Density : 3
Currency : Dollar
Median age : 37.5 years
Language : English
H.S.P : 32

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Does not share a border

facts Australia

  • Perth is Australia's windiest city

  • The only continent with no active volcanoes is Australia

  • "Australia" was originally called New Holland

  • The name Australia comes from the Latin Word austral is meaning southern

  • Australia has a range of different landscape , including urban areas mountain ranges deserts and rain forests

  • Australia has the largest sheep population

  • Australia is a relatively wealthy country with a high life expectancy

  • Australia is the only country that is also a continent

  • The largest cities in Australia are Sydney , Melbourne , Brisbane , Perth and Adelaide

  • A desert area known as the outback covers much of the land

  • The highest mountain on mainland Australia is Mt Kosciuszko, standing 2228 m above sea level

  • Australia is home to a variety of unique animals , including the Koala, kangaroos, emu,kookaburra and platypus

  • Although they usually keep to themselves , there are a range of dangerous snakes in Australia such as the Brown Snake, tiger snakes and Tai pan

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