AUSTRALIA
CITIES <ul><li>Capital :  Canberra </li></ul><ul><li>Largest city :  Sydney </li></ul><ul><li>Currency :  Australian dolla...
LOCATION <ul><li>Australia  (  / əˈstreɪljə / ), officially the  Commonwealth of Australia , is a country in the  Southern...
Government <ul><li>Federal   parliamentary democracy  and  constitutional monarchy  -  </li></ul><ul><li>Monarch  :  Queen...
STATES <ul><li>Australia has six  states </li></ul><ul><li>New South Wales ,  </li></ul><ul><li>Queensland ,  </li></ul><u...
 
Continent <ul><li>The world's smallest continent and  sixth largest country by total area   </li></ul><ul><li>considered t...
<ul><li>The highest peak is called Mount Kosciuszko a t 2,228 metres . </li></ul>
Parliament House Canberra
Sydney Opera House
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  1. 1. AUSTRALIA
  2. 2. CITIES <ul><li>Capital : Canberra </li></ul><ul><li>Largest city : Sydney </li></ul><ul><li>Currency : Australian dollar ( AUD ) </li></ul>
  3. 3. LOCATION <ul><li>Australia ( / əˈstreɪljə / ), officially the Commonwealth of Australia , is a country in the Southern Hemisphere inclouding the mainland of the Australian continent , the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans . </li></ul>
  4. 4. Government <ul><li>Federal parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy  -  </li></ul><ul><li>Monarch : Queen Elizabeth II </li></ul><ul><li>Queen is represented by General Governor </li></ul>
  5. 5. STATES <ul><li>Australia has six states </li></ul><ul><li>New South Wales , </li></ul><ul><li>Queensland , </li></ul><ul><li>South Australia , </li></ul><ul><li>Tasmania , </li></ul><ul><li>Victoria , </li></ul><ul><li>Western Australia </li></ul><ul><li>— and two major mainland territories— </li></ul><ul><li>the Northern Territory </li></ul><ul><li>the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) </li></ul>
  6. 7. Continent <ul><li>The world's smallest continent and sixth largest country by total area </li></ul><ul><li>considered the world's largest island </li></ul><ul><li>Australia is the flattest continent, with the oldest and least fertile soils; </li></ul><ul><li>desert or semi- desert land known as the outback makes up by far the largest portion of land. </li></ul><ul><li>The driest inhabited continent, only its south-east and south-west corners have a temperate climate . </li></ul>
  7. 8. <ul><li>The highest peak is called Mount Kosciuszko a t 2,228 metres . </li></ul>
  8. 9. Parliament House Canberra
  9. 10. Sydney Opera House

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