AUSTRALIA

ITS THE COUNTRY!

CULTURE

The culture of Australia is essentially a Western culture influenced by the unique geography of the Australian continent, the diverse input of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other Oceanian people, the British colonisation of Australia that began in 1788.

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AUSTRALIAS MAP

Map of Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, it is a country in the South Hemisphere comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Australia is the 6th largest country in the world by total area.

CAPITAL

CANBERRA

Canberra is the capital city of Australia. With a population of 381,488, it is Australia's largest inland city and the eighth-largest city overall. The city is located at the northern end of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), 280 km (170 mi) south-west of Sydney, and 660 km (410 mi) north-east of Melbourne.
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HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVAL

LANGUAGES OF AUSTRALIA

    About 18% of Australians speak a language other than English. Australian Indigenous languages are spoken by about 0.3% of the total population. The most common languages other than English are: Italian, Greek, Cantonese, Arabic, Mandarin and Vietnamese.

LANDFORMS

FOOD OF AUSTRALIA

Snags and tomato sauce is an Australian food staple.Nothing is more Australian than getting friends or family together for a barbecue. And at the heart of any good barbie is a selection of good Australian snags -- from the traditional pork or beef, to those flavored with herbs and spices from around the world
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IMPORTANT CITIES OF AUSTRALIA

Sydney , New South Wales4,627,345


Melbourne , Victoria4,246,375


Brisbane , Queensland2,189,878


Perth , Western Australia1,896,548

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NATIVE PEOPLE

    Aborigines are Australia's indigenous people. Recent government statistics counted approximately 400,000 aboriginal people, or about 2% of Australia's total population. Australian Aborigines migrated from somewhere in Asia at least 30,000 years ago.

THING TO DO THERE

AUSTRALIA

Australia officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the world's sixth-largest country by total area. Neighbouring countries include Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east.
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The History and Culture of Australia (English)
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