Australia World Fact - Hostel in Iguazu






Australia

This amazing Island has anything you can immagine. Full of many different lands to big cities of trade. YOu can drive for days in the desert. The coastlines are ready for you to explore, reefs and great beaches you can enjoy under the sun. Big cities like Sydney with the amazing oprah house, or the museums taken you through the history among the native people called the Aboriginees.

Area: 7.692.024 Km²
Population: 19.663.000
Density: 2,5 pop/Km²

System of government: Federal-state
Capital: Canberra (321.000 pop., 365.000 urban aggl.)
Major cities: Sydney 4.171.000 pop., Melbourne 3.524.000 pop., Brisbane 1.689.000 pop., Perth 1.414.000 pop., Adelaide 1.114.000 pop., Newcastle 498.000 pop., Gold Coast-Tweed 440.000 pop.
Ethnic majority: Caucasian 92%, Asian 7%, Aboriginal and other 1%
Border countries: -

Principal mountains: Mount Kosciusko 2228 m, Mount Townsend 2209 m
Principal rivers: Darling (with Culgoa and Condamine) 2740 Km, Murray 2520 Km, Murrumbidge 1575 Km, Lachlan 1370 Km
Principal lakes: Eyre 9500 Km², Torrens 5745 Km², Gairdner 4351 Km², Mackay 3494 Km²
Principal islands: Tasmania 64.519 Km², Melville 5786 Km², Kangaroo Island 4416 Km², Groote Eylandt 2285 Km², Bathurst 1693 Km², Fraser 1653 Km², Flinders 1359 Km², King 1091 Km², Mornington 1002 Km²
Climate: Arid - tropical - temperate

Language: English, native languages
Religion: Catholic 26,5%, Anglican 20,5%, Uniting Church 6,5%
Currency: Australian Dollar (AUD)

Outside Territories: Heard Island and McDonald Islands (370 Km², 0 pop.), Cocos (Keeling) Islands (14 Km², 633 pop.), Christmas Island (135 Km², 2.770 pop.), Ashmore and Cartier Islands (2 Km², 0 pop.), Coral Sea Islands (81 Km², 0 pop.), Norfolk (34,6 Km², 1900 pop.)

Fixed public holidays: 1/1, 26/1, 25/4, 2° lunedì di giugno (esclusa/except Western Australia), 25/12, 26/12 (esclusa/except Southern Australia)
Dialling code: 0061
GMT: +10

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