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  • 1.
      • Canberra is the capital of Australia. It is a very young city.
      • Its population is about 310,000 people.
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  • 2. The site of Canberra was selected for the location of the nation's capital in 1908 as a compromise between rivals Sydney and Melbourne
  • 3. Unlike some other Australian cities, the road network, suburbs, parks and other elements of the city were designed in context with each other
  • 4. Canberra is home to many national monuments and institutions Australian National Library Australian National University
  • 5. Parliament House is the meeting facility of the Parliament of Australia
  • 6. The National Museum preserves and interprets Australia's social history, exploring the key issues, people and events that have shaped the nation.
  • 7. Australian Academy of Science
  • 8. Australian War Memorial
  • 9. Australian National Botanic Gardens
  • 10. The National Zoo and Aquarium has a wonderful display of both animals on land and sea. In the zoo you can see some of the world's most grand animals such as lions, tigers and bears.
  • 11. National Gallery of Australia
  • 12. Captain James Cook Memorial