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  1. 1. AUSTRALIA
  2. 2. Australia is in the Southern Hemisphere . Because it is south of the equator, the seasons in Australia are the opposite of those in Europe: it ’ s winter in Australia when it ’ s summer in Europe . LOCATION
  3. 3. <ul><li>- It’s the 6th biggest country in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>- It’s an island , surrounded by water. </li></ul><ul><li>- It’s the smallest continent in the world. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Australia is composed of 7 territories : Western Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria + Tasmania, and Papua New Guinea.
  5. 5. James Cook discovered Australia in 1770. Britain sent prisoners and criminals to Australia. Europeans sold the land of Aborigines and killed thousands of them. HISTORY
  6. 6. Native Australians. The Aborigines have lived in Australia for over 40,000 years. Now they only represent 1% of the population. The total population of Australia is 22 million.
  7. 7. The capital city is Canberra . CITIES The biggest city is Sydney, where there is the famous Sydney Opera House .
  8. 8. OTHER IMPORTANT CITIES Melbourne Perth Adelaide Brisbane
  9. 9. Where are the majority of important cities in Australia?
  10. 10. GEOGRAPHY Uluru (Ayers Rock) is the world’s largest monolith. It is s a cre d for Aborigines. It is very popular with tourists because of its beautiful colours.
  11. 11. THE AUSTRALIAN FLAG Union Flag 6th British colony . The Commonwealth 7 pointed star represents the 7 territories. Southern cross symbolizes the constellation .
  12. 12. The currency is the Australian dollar .
  13. 13. I n Australia it is usually very warm, so Australians love sport and other outdoor activities. The m ost popular are : surfing s wimming scuba-diving cricket
  14. 14. TYPICAL ANIMALS Koala Kangaroo
  15. 15. Dingo Platypus Sugar glider
  16. 16. Tasmanian devil Wombat Possum
  17. 17. Australia has also some very poisonous snakes and spiders . At school children have to learn first aid for snake and spider bites.
  18. 18. SOME AUSTRALIAN SYMBOLS
  19. 19. An Aborigine
  20. 20. Sydney Opera House built by Danish architect Jørn Utzon
  21. 21. Bondi Beach, Sydney
  22. 22. Other names for Australia <ul><li>Oz </li></ul><ul><li>Down Under </li></ul>
  23. 23. Ayers Rock or Uluru
  24. 24. A didgeridoo
  25. 25. A boomerang
  26. 26. Kangaroos in the Outback
  27. 27. The Great Barrier Ree f
  28. 28. Nicole Kidman, actress
  29. 29. Kylie Minogue, singer
  30. 30. AC/DC, music band
  31. 31. Elle Macherson, model
  32. 32. Hugh Jackman, actor

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