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Making a connection - Facts about Perth Making a connection - Facts about Perth Presentation Transcript

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