Australia is the only country that covers an entire continent. This country has beaches, deserts, rainforests, snow fields, tropical paradises. This country has stayed disconnected from others for a long time, and that is why it has amazing plant life and some of the most unusual animals. This country has Kangaroos, Koalas, Frilled Neck Lizard and Cassowary. Yes! Australia is the most diverse country in its natural habitat on Earth.
The original settlers of Australia also called “aborigines“, arrived some 40,000 years ago before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. These aborigines are believed to have originated from South East Asia.
Australia’s official name is Commonwealth of Australia, the head of state is a British monarch. It’s capital is Canberra and official language is English. Australia now has emerged as a strong developing nation. Most cities are situated in the areas that have favorable climate as a huge part of Australia is desert. The famous outback is all desert, dry and hot areas with no vegetation. Because of this warm and sunny climate people love to play outdoors sports like tennis, cricket, swimming and surfing.
Sydney Opera House does for Australia what Eiffel tower does for Paris. It is the most recognizable images of the modern world. Australia is blessed with beautiful beaches. The fabulous Gold Coast is Australia’s leading holiday destination. The only thing that is visible from space is the Great Barrier Reef. It is even larger than the Great wall of China. Sadly it is disappearing now, so don’t forget to visit it when you are in Australia.
Australia is one of the most amazing and spectacular places in the world.