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Geography of Australia

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Geography of Australia

  1. 1. Geography of Australia
  2. 2. • officially the Commonwealth of Australia • It is the world's sixth-largest country • Federal parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy • Federation of six states and several territories • The name Australia is derived from the Latin australis, meaning "southern". • Terra Australis incognita? • DOWNUNDER
  3. 3. • GREAT BARRIER REEF - the world’biggest coral reef
  4. 4. Uluru (Ayers rock)
  5. 5. Climate
  6. 6. Population • The population of 23.1 million[ • Highly urbanised and heavily concentrated in the eastern states • 2.8 inhabitants per square kilometre • http://www.abs.gov.au/websitedbs/d3310114 .nsf/4a256353001af3ed4b2562bb00121564/c a0b3137794a766bca256f6c0078cb0b!OpenDo cument
  7. 7. Indigenous persons
  8. 8. Population of states 2012. 0 1,000,000 2,000,000 3,000,000 4,000,000 5,000,000 6,000,000 7,000,000 8,000,000
  9. 9. 0 500,000 1,000,000 1,500,000 2,000,000 2,500,000 3,000,000 3,500,000 4,000,000 4,500,000 5,000,000
  10. 10. Economy • f+Fifth highest GDP per capita • World’s twelfth largest economy • Human Development Index – second 2011. • Tourism, exportation of minerals and agricultural products
  11. 11. Royal fyling doctor service The learning federation

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