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Prezentacija // Australija

Prezentacija // Australija

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  • 1. AUSTRALIA
  • 2. LOCATION Australia is in the Southern Hemisphere. Because it is south of the equator, the seasons in Australia are the opposite of those in Europe: it’s winter in Australia when it’s summer in Europe.
  • 3. - It’s the 6th biggest country in the world. - It’s an island, surrounded by water. - It’s the smallest continent in the world.
  • 4. Australia is composed of 7 territories: Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria + Tasmania, and Papua New Guinea.
  • 5. HISTORY James Cook discovered Australia in 1770. Britain sent prisoners and criminals to Australia. Europeans sold the land of Aborigines and killed thousands of them.
  • 6. Native Australians. The Aborigines have lived in Australia for over 40,000 years. Now they only represent 1% of the population. The total population of Australia is 22 million.
  • 7. CITIES The capital city is Canberra. The biggest city is Sydney, where there is the famous Sydney Opera House.
  • 8. OTHER IMPORTANT CITIES Melbourne Adelaide Brisbane Perth
  • 9. Where are the majority of important cities in Australia?
  • 10. GEOGRAPHY Uluru (Ayers Rock) is the world’s largest monolith. It is sacred for Aborigines. It is very popular with tourists because of its beautiful colours.
  • 11. THE AUSTRALIAN FLAG Southern cross symbolizes the constellation. Union Flag 6th British colony. The Commonwealth 7 pointed star represents the 7 territories.
  • 12. The currency is the Australian dollar.
  • 13. In Australia it is usually very warm, so Australians love sport and other outdoor activities. The most popular are: scuba-diving cricket surfing swimming
  • 14. TYPICAL ANIMALS Koala Kangaroo
  • 15. Dingo Sugar glider Platypus
  • 16. Tasmanian devil Wombat Possum
  • 17. Australia has also some very poisonous snakes and spiders. At school children have to learn first aid for snake and spider bites.
  • 18. SOME AUSTRALIAN SYMBOLS
  • 19. An Aborigine
  • 20. Sydney Opera House built by Danish architect Jørn Utzon
  • 21. Bondi Beach, Sydney
  • 22. Other names for Australia • Oz • Down Under
  • 23. Ayers Rock or Uluru
  • 24. A didgeridoo
  • 25. A boomerang
  • 26. Kangaroos in the Outback
  • 27. The Great Barrier Reef
  • 28. Nicole Kidman, actress
  • 29. Kylie Minogue, singer
  • 30. AC/DC, music band
  • 31. Elle Macherson, model
  • 32. Hugh Jackman, actor