top facts about Australia


top facts about Australia:

Nationality: Australian

Languages: English, Mandarin

Religions: Protestents, Catholics and others

Population: 22,751,014

Median Age: 38.4

Population Growth Rate:1.07%

Birth Rate:  1.21%

Death Rate: 0.71%

Electricity Production: 239.7 billion kWh

Electricity Exports: 0 kWh

Electricity Imports : 0 kWh

Telephones- Landline: 9.19 million

Telephone- Mobile Cellular:   31 million

Airports: 480

Airports with Paved Runways :   349

Heliports: 1

Railways: 36,967 km

Road Ways: 823,217

Water Ways: 2000 km

Passports Validity:  must be valid at the time of entry

Prehistoric settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia at least 40000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century

Economy :
Following two decades of continuous growth low unemployment contained inflation very low public debt and a strong and stable financial system, Australia enters 2015 facing a range of growth constraints, principally driven by a sharp fall i global prices of key export commodities

top facts about Australia

top facts about Australia

  • You are required to show up to vote in Australia . If you don't you'll face a fine .

  • In 2009 snipers were deployed in Australia to protect a colony of title penguins from Predators

  • There are over 10 million koalas before British settlers arrived in Australia . Now there are around 43000 in the wild

  • There's a plant native to "Australia" that will make you vomit in pure agony just by touching it . The sting in potent enough to kill humans and horses

  • The last time somebody died from  spider bite in Australia was in 1981

  • In 1892 over 200 people left Australia to create New Australia a utopian socialist settlement in Paraguay

  • Burning mountain , Australia has an underground natural coal fire that has been burning for about 6000 years

top facts about Australia

  • Australia is an island surrounded by 8000 smaller islands

  • Australia has 10 time more camels than koalas

  • Australia's Highway 1 is the world's longest national highway . With about 14500 km it circumnavigates the entire country

  • 10% of Britons think Australia is further away than the Moon , a survey found in 2013

  • Australia has over 10000 beaches . You could visit a new beach every day for over 27 years

  • The Town Docker River in Australia was once invaded by 6000 camels that came in search of water

  • The world largest cattle station , Anna Creek Station in Australia , is larger than Israel

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