AUSTRALIA

Capital:Canberra

Important data

Is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian Continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the world's 6 largest country by total area.

National language:English

Largest city:Sydney

Government:Federal parliamentary constitucional monarchy

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Landorms

Australia is extremely dry, with about 35 percent of the country receiving very little rain. Almost 20 percent of available land is some form of desert.

Australia is a land of geological contradictions with some of the oldest features in the world alongside rocks which are in the process of formation. The continent is home to rocks dating from more than 3000 million years while others are the result of volcanic activity which continued up to only a few thousand years ago.

But its basically geography are the rivers,some high mountains,western plateaus,estern highlandw,central lowlands,coastal plains etc,.

Culture & Native Groups

Culture

Australia has a very diverse culture and lifestyle. Australia's original inhabitants, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, are the custodians of one of the world's oldest continuing cultural traditions.


Rest of Australia's people are migrants or descendants of migrants who have arrived in Australia from different countries since Great Britain established the first European settlement at Sydney Cove in 1788

Native Groups

Indigenous Australians are the Aboriginal and Torres Starit Islander people of Australia, descended from groups that existed in Australia and surrounding islands prior to European colonisation. The earliest definite human remains found in Australia are those of Mungo Man, which have been dated at about 40,000 years old. Some examples are: koori,kurdi,moori,murri,y ymatiji,nyuangar etc,.

Holidays & Festivals

Food

Important cities & things to do