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Kurovets S.


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Kurovets S.

  1. 1. Australia Prepared by Kurovets Sofia
  2. 2.  Australia is the only country in the world that is also a continent. It is the sixth large country and the smallest continent. Australia lies between the South Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean. It is situated about 11 000 km southwest of North America and about 8200 km southeast of mainland Asia. The name of the country comes from Latin word «australis» which mean southern. The country's official name is Commonwealth of Australia.
  3. 3. coat of arms
  4. 4. Australia nature
  5. 5.  AUSTRALIA area - 7.7 million km Population - 22.3 million people (2010). Capital - Canberra (370 thousand people) orderly - country in the Commonwealth, federal state. The territory - 6 states, 2 territories. The official language - English. Religion - Christianity. Currency - Australian dollar. GDP per capita - $ 36,918
  6. 6. Cities of Australia There are 5 (five) big cities in Australia: Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane.
  7. 7. Sydney - the capital of the XXII Summer Olympic Games in 2000
  8. 8. Melbourne (3.7mln) In Melbourne headquarters of three major corporations avstralyyskyh: Telstra, BHP Billiton, National Australia Bank
  9. 9. Brisbane (1.9 million). Center mining (coal, gold) iron and steel, automotive industry. MIC Shipbuilding Enterprises C / d production
  10. 10. Perth (1.5 million), capital of Western Australia Centre for the steel industry, shipbuilding and automotive, woodworking.
  11. 11. Adelaida (1 million) Adelaida - compact and elegant capital of South Australia, tourism and wine
  12. 12. There are many wild animals in Australia. Some of them, such as the kangaroo, the dingo and the koala are not found in any other country of the world.