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South australia

  1. 1. Capital city Adelaide Goverment Constitution monarchy Language English Area 1,043,514 km² Population 1,650,000 inh. Postal AU-SA Governor Kevin Scarce Premier Christy Clark
  2. 2. • Arid and semi-arid rangelands • Longest ranges: Mount Lofty-Flinders Ranges (800 kilometres) • Highest point: Mount Woodroffe (1,435 metres) • Eyre and Yorke Peninsulas
  3. 3. WOOL WINE WHEAT
  4. 4. SA supply an estimated 80% of total world opal production 4x proclaimed opal fields: • Coober Pedy • Mintabie • Stuart Creek • Andamooka
  5. 5. Order Territory in Australia GSP (A$)mil. Population GSP/capital (A$) 1. New South Wales 419,895 7,303,690 57,828 2. Victoria 305,615 5,624,090 54,774 3. Queensland 251,616 4,580,725 55,414 4. Western Australia 187,117 2,346,410 80,858 5. South Australia 86,323 1,657,001 52,318 6. Australian Capital Territory 29,473 365,421 81,42 7. Tasmania 23,738 510,56 46,639 8. Northern Territory 16,281 230,172 70,961 ∑ Australia (GDP) 1,320,057 22,620,554 58,811
  6. 6. 46% 54% believer / unbeliever atheist faithful
  7. 7. Western (Roman) Catholic 35% Anglican 22% Uniting Church 16% Lutheran 8% Greek Orthodox 4% Christian,nfd 4% Buddhism 3% Baptist 3% Presbyterian and Reformed 3% Islam 2%
  8. 8. 29.30 16.10 27.00 17.10 8.10 15.60 0.00 5.00 10.00 15.00 20.00 25.00 30.00 35.00 Average temperatures (1981 - 2010) Highest Lowest
  9. 9.  The faunal emblem of South Australia from 27th August 1970  Marsupial mammal Places: • Eyre Peninsula • The Gawler Ranges • The Nullarbor Plain
  10. 10.  The marine emblem of South Australia from 8th February 2001  Centred on South Australian coastal waters  Relative of the seahorse Places: • rocky reefs • seaweed beds • seagrass meadows • structures colonised by seaweed
  11. 11.  White-backed Magpie  The bird emblem of South Australia from 1901  First appeared on the State Badge which was proclaimed in 1904 Places: • Barossa Valley
  12. 12.  Swainsona formosa  The floral emblem of South Australia from 23rd November 1961  According to Captain Charles Sturt (1795-1869) Places: • All mainland States except Victoria
  13. 13. Population 1,203,873 inhabitants Established 28th December 1836 Area 1826.9 km² Adelaide 73% Other 27%
  14. 14.  anglican cathedral from 1847  similar features to the Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris
  15. 15. Built 1874 – 1889 Cost £165,404 Current designOriginal design
  16. 16.  collection of over 35,000 works of art  2nd largest art collection after the National Gallery of Victoria  the gallery was established in 1881
  17. 17.  part of the Mount Lofty Ranges  at First settled by European settlers (Germans)  German cultural connection (Lutheran churches, Lutheran schools )
  18. 18.  first opened in 1977  the crescent-shaped Plants  Rhododendron  Magnolia  The National Species Rose Collection
  19. 19. Walks at dusk Picnic Koala Show  Located 19 kilometers south-east of Adelaide Waterfall Gully  is one of the most popular waterfalls in the Adelaide foothills  water flows year round but the cascade is at its most spectacular in the wetter winter months
  20. 20.  extremely popular park  rugged mountain scenery  plenty of wildlife, vegetation and history
  21. 21.  one of Australia's oldest wine regions  wine industry was heavily influenced by the British  prestigious Cabernet Sauvignon Wineries:  Penfolds  Peter Lehmann  Orlando Wines  Seppeltsfield  Wolf Blass  Yalumba
  22. 22.  best known for Riesling wines  wonderful stone buildings  higher altitude, compared to other wine regions in South Australia
  23. 23.  Australia's third-largest island  Agricultural, with a southern rock lobster fishery  Important part of economy is tourism  Natural vegetation and native animals
  24. 24.  located at Cape du Couedic in Flinders Chase National Park  sculpted by weathering and erosion from the sea over thousands of years  open every day except Christmas day
  25. 25.  Little Penguins  Antique horse drawn tram  Island next to Victor Harbour
  26. 26. Murphys Haystacks  have been formed around 1,585,000 years ago  granites were injected into the volcanic rock  the most ancient and unspoilt attraction on Eyre Peninsula
  27. 27.  limestone deposits created form the coral and other sealife  biggest source of fossils and a World Heritage (UNESCO)  the lakes and lagoons  the limestone coast sea flooded several times Blue Lake, Mount Gambier
  28. 28.  discovered in 1894  bones of thousands of animals  that lived there during the last 500,000 years  over 4,000 meters of collapse dome chambers
  29. 29. Cricket SwimmingAustralian rules football Basketball Motor-sports

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