Making a connection - Facts about Perth

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Making a connection - Facts about Perth

  1. 1. Perth facts<br />Created and edited by: Stephen Watkins<br />
  2. 2. Perth is in Western Australia<br />
  3. 3. Perth&apos;s city is on the Swan river<br /><ul><li> Captain James Stirling founded the swan river colony </li></ul> on the 1 June 1829.<br /><ul><li> Willem de Vlamingh named the swan river</li></li></ul><li>Tourist Information<br />Perth is famous for its many beautiful beaches used for swimming, surfing and snorkling<br />Also for its bushlands where vistors go bushwalking, hilking and visits wineries and orchards.<br /><ul><li>The national language of Australia is English and the Aboriginals have their own languages.</li></li></ul><li>Historical facts<br /><ul><li>Thousands and Thousands of years ago aboriginals roamed Australia.
  4. 4. There are about 700 traditional aboriginal societies.
  5. 5. 200 aboriginal languages in Australia.
  6. 6. Willem de Vlamingh First European to see Perth.</li></li></ul><li>More historical facts<br />Trans Australian railway opened in 1917<br />1981 the population was 809,035<br />The population grew rapidly between 1917 and 1981 because of the Trans Australian railway<br /> also because of the success of the gold mining towns and because so many British migrated.<br />
  7. 7. Even more historical facts<br />1849 population was 1148<br />1850 convicts arrived in Perth.<br />1891 it had only grown to 8447<br />1911 population was 31,300<br />1947 population 272,528<br />2010 population 1,650,000<br />
  8. 8. Environmental Facts<br />Perth has a mixture of Californian and Mediterranean climates<br />Perth is the sunniest city in Australia<br />8 hours of sunshine a day<br />Temperature range is from -0.7degrees C to 46.2degrees C<br />Average temperature 29 degrees Celsius<br />
  9. 9. Statistical information<br />This is how fast Perth’s population went up in 105 years<br />Perth’s population density per square km<br />
  10. 10. Credits <br />www.lookatwa.com.au/AboutPerth/<br />http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/time-zone/australia/_derived/_txt_australia-map.gif<br />http://www.perthperth.com/images/population.gif<br />http://wwp.greenwichmeantime.com/time-zone/australia/_derived/time.htm_txt_australia-map.gif<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perth,_Western_Australia<br />http://farm1.static.flickr.com/99/262622781_5f8fa20575.jpg<br />

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