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Australia project

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  • 1. 1. GEOGRAPHY1.1 LOCATION:Australia is an island of Ocenaia’s continent. It isthe world’s sixth-largest country.
  • 2. 1.2 CLIMATE:The driest inhabited continent, only its South-Eastand South-West corners have a temperate climate.
  • 3. 1.3 CITIES
  • 4. 1.4 ENVIRONMENTFLORA:
  • 5. FAUNA: Australia is home to many dangerous animalsincluding some of the most venomous snakes and spiders inthe world.
  • 6. 2. DEMOGRAPHICS2.1POPULATIONPopulation: 2.000.000 persons (around)2.2 Language:Australia Language: Australia doesn’t have an officiallanguage. The national language is English (de facto) 2.3 Government:Australia has a liberal democracy.
  • 7. 2.4 RELIGIONAustralia has no state religion.
  • 8. 2.5 FLAGThe Australian flag is blue with the Union Flag in thecorner
  • 9. 2.6 ETHNIC GROUPSAustralia’s population is heterogeneous. ,descendants of the conquering English whocolonized the island.
  • 10. 3. ECONOMY3.1 CurrencyAustralian dollars.
  • 11. 3.2 NATURAL RESOURCESAustralia has a higher income than the U.K.,Germany, France, Canada, Japan and the USA .
  • 12. 4. HISTORY40,000 BC: the first aborigines arrive from South-East Asia. By 20.000 BC they have spreadthroughout the mainland and Tasmania.
  • 13. 1788: British Navy captain Arthur Phillip founds apenal settlement at Sydney.
  • 14. 1829: Colony of Western Australia established atPerth by Captain James Stirling.
  • 15. 1836: South Australia established , with Adelaide asits capital.
  • 16. 1850s: Gold is found at several locations leading togold rushes throughout the decade.1856: Australia becomes the firts country tointroduce the secret ballot-or “ Australian ballot”-for elections.
  • 17. 1877: Australian and England play the first-evercricket Test match in Melbourne.1901: The country is unified. The Commonwealthof Australia comes into being on 1st January
  • 18. 1911: Canberra is founded and designated as thecapital.
  • 19. 5.CULTURE,CUSTOMS ANDLANDMARKSThe culture of Australia is essentially a Westernculture influenced by geography of the Australiancontinent.
  • 20. January: a few days after the vessels reachMelbourne to Hobart Yacht RaceFebruary : in Tasmania it takes place the mostimportant carnival in Oceania.
  • 21. The most important landmarks of Australia are:* Sidney
  • 22. * Tasmania
  • 23. • Ayers Rock.
  • 24. • Lake Eyre.
  • 25. * Surf : Australia is the most important place topractise surf.
  • 26. * Aborigines: Indigenous Australians are theoriginal inhabitants of the Australian continent andnearby islands.
  • 27. 6. FOOD ANDDRINKS• FOOD: DRINK:
  • 28. 7. MASS MEDIA AND CINEMAAustralia’s media scene is creatively, technologicallyand economiclly advance.The Australian broadcasting Corporation (ABC)runs national and local public radio and TV.
  • 29. The adventures of Mckenzie and Alvin Later arecomedys typical of Australia.
  • 30. 7.1 LiteraturePoety was very important. Henry lawson is the mostimportant writer and poets.
  • 31. SPORTS AND MUSIC1.SportsRugby is one of the most popular sports in Australia.Cricket is maybe the second most popular practicedsport.Golf is the third sport more practiced
  • 32. 2. MUSICThe most famous type of music in Australia areindigenous music, hard rock, folk music, popularmusic and electric music.