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Australia has been the center of beauty since the beginning. The bright sunshine, the blue seas spread far and wide, reflects the beauty of Australia. Australia is very beautiful than your dreams. Today we will tell you interesting unique facts related to Australia.Today we will tell you interesting related to Australia.
Australia is the only place that is simultaneously considered a continent, a nation, and an island. Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country located on the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and many small islands. It is the sixth-largest country in the world by area. Its neighboring countries include Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor to the north, the Solomon Islands to the northeast, and Vanuatu and New Zealand to the southeast. The capital of Australia is Canberra and is the largest modern area in Sydney.
1. Australia’s economy is the 13th largest economy in the world and according to Capita Income Australia’s economy is the ninth-largest economy in the world. With the second-highest Human Development Index, the life, health, education, economy, freedom and political rights of this country are also the highest among all countries.
2. Australia is also a member of the United Nations, G20, Commonwealth of Nations, ANZUS, Organization of Economic Co-operation and Development, World Trade Organization Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation and Pacific Island Forum.
3. In the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries, the British took control over Australia continent. Initially the British began to govern under their nation England, but later they isolated themselves from England. And in this way, an independent nation named Australia came into existence.
4. The descendants of the Britishers have turned Australia into a developed country with their hard work. Now, many people in the world want to settle in this country.
5. Australia is the world’s smallest continent. Abel Tasman and Captain James Cook discovered this continent. It is the continent surrounded by the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean, which Include mainland Australia, Tasmania, New Guinea, Serum Island, the Timor Island and neighboring islands. It is located in the southern hemisphere.
6. Australia’s currency is “Australian Dollar” and the spoken language is “English”.
7.If you talk about the area of Australia, the distance from London to Mexico, such a big Australia. The area of Australia is 7.692 Million km².
8. Two-thirds of Australia is covered with plateau known as ‘Western Plateau’, where the rainfall is very low, due to which the desert has evolved.
9. Australia is a generally excellent nation to live in. It is second in the Human Development Index.
10. There are more than 10 thousand beaches in Australia. If you visit a beautiful beach every day, it will take you 27 years to visit all the beaches.
We are going to tell you about such an interesting thing, which is famous all over the world for its beauty. There is a lake in Australia, whose water is pink. For this reason, it is called ‘Pink Lake’. This lake, known as Hillier or Saline Lake, is considered to be, due to the salt, bacteria, and algae in this lake, the color of its water turns pink when the sun’s rays fall on it.
The area of this lake is only 600 meters. The lake is surrounded by Paperbark and Eucalyptus trees from all sides. There is a lot of salt in this lake but still, this lake is safe for swimming. Due to its specialty, this lake is a center of attraction for domestic and foreign tourists.
Fraser Island in Australia is the longest sand island in the world. It can be called the natural precious treasure was hidden from the eyes of the world.
It is home to species of wild dogs and many special species of fish, which are found only here. The beaches here give a feeling of paradise. It is the first attraction of tourists coming from all over the world.
In Australia, Ayers rocks near Alice Spring are also known as Uluru. It is the largest pillar in the world made of just one stone and is one of the natural wonders.
It is a very sacred place for the tribals. During sunrise and sunset, a large crowd gathers to see the changing color of this rock.
15. It is important to vote in every election in Australia, the person who does not vote has to pay fine as punishment.
16. There is a river named “Never Never River”.
This place is located in New South Wales Australia. Monte Cristo is one of the most haunted places in Australia. This princely state was built in 1885, after which there were frequent untoward incidents with the family living in this house.
Many of the family living here had lost their lives. Here a child died by falling down the stairs, a maid fell from the balcony of the house. The cause of all these deaths was unresolved.For that reason, that family left the monte Cristo homestead forever. And till today, no one lives, nor does anyone enter that homestead.
Australia is a beer-drinking country, but its quantity also decreased significantly in 2010–11 compared to the previous 65 years, this year only 4.23 liters of beer was consumed per person.
19. Most beer bottles are made in Australia all over the world, Australia makes 1.5 trillion bottles of wine a year.
With such a large variety of wine regions, it can be a bit difficult to choose between them. Most of the wine regions are in New South Wales and Victoria, the southern highlands, Tumbarumba and Alpine Wallis, one of the most picturesque wine regions in Australia.
21. Australia is also known as the country of sports, every person living here participates in some sports every week.
22. If there is a bulb in your house and you want to change it then you can not change it, you will have to call the technician.
23. The world’s largest fence, approximately 5614 kilometers was made to protect fertile land from large wild dogs.
24. The former Prime Minister of Australia has a world record for drinking beer. He drank 1.5-liter beer in 11 seconds.
Cricket’s greatest batsman Don Bradman was born on August 27, 1908. Bradman averaged 99.94 in Test matches. It is a world record that seems almost impossible to break. Sachin Tendulkar, who touched the fame in cricket history after Bradman, once said, “The best thing in my life for me is when Don Bradman announced
his all-time Test XI and I was part of that squad.”
26. Australia has more sheep than humans. There are more than 1500 million sheep here.
27. Kangaroo is more than men in Australia.
28. The Seat Belt law of the whole world was first implemented in Victoria of Australia.
29. Compared to the rest of the country, Australians earn money by playing gambling.
Murray River, Murrumbidgee River, Darling River, Lachlan River, Warrego River, Cooper Creek, and Paru River.
Murray River is the longest river in Australia and the Waikato River is the longest river in New Zealand.
Montezuma Waterfall, Tia Waterfall, Russell Waterfall, Mackenzie Waterfall, Blanco Waterfall, FitzJe Waterfall, Ellenborough Waterfall, Michelle Waterfall, Wallmann Waterfall, and Jim Gym Waterfalls.
There are 41 major lakes in this continent and more than 4000 small lakes. Taupo Lake is a crater lake and one of the beautiful lakes in New Zealand was built due to the volcanic eruption. Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre, officially Lake, is the largest saltwater lake in Australia.
90% are European, 7% are Asians, 2% are tribal and the rest belong to Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, and Southeast Asia and Australia. 80% of the people are English speakers.
34. Australia’s ‘Highway 1’ is the longest National Highway in the world, which is approximately 14,500 kilometers long. It passes through sea-shore areas across the country.
35. Melbourne city is also called Batmania, which is its old name.
37. You must be very surprised that the number of camels in Australia is very high, even camels are sold to Saudi Arabia.
38. In 1961, Australian Prime Minister Harold Holt went for a swim on the beach and he disappeared. They could not be traced. The police speculated that they might have drowned in the sea, the police searched a lot but did not find him.
39. In 1880, the city of Melbourne was the richest in the world.
40. Before 1902, there was a lawful restriction on swimming on the shoreline in the daytime.
41. On average, there are 10 foxes in a square kilometer. Many times it also creates problems for people and also injures many.
42.The law of wearing seat belts when driving was first introduced in the city of Victoria in Australia in the year 1970.
43. More than 85% of the population is settled in the coastal areas of 50 km.
The Great Ocean Road is one of the most famous drives in Australia, with stunning views and scenic views along the route. Built by soldiers returning after World War-I, the road was dedicated as a memorial to those killed while fighting and was designed to connect those isolated communities.
The island of Tasmania is the ideal place to experience the cleanest air in the world – with the air as clean as Antarctica, about a third of the state is a national park or World Heritage Preserve.
The island of Tasmania is a very attractive part of Australia, millions of domestic and foreign tourists come every year to enjoy its beauty.People believe that the first inhabitants of the island were Tasmania tribals who came here about 40,000 years ago. A glimpse of history appears in every corner of Tasmania. The colonial history of the island is believed to have started from 1800 when the island was built by the British in 1803 as a place to
Many people travel to New South Wales and Victoria for spectacular beaches and sunshine in Australia. But snow usually falls between June and September,
Australia is the perfect place to go skiing during the Northern Hemisphere summer. Thredbo and Perisher are two large resorts near Canberra, the largest ski resort in the Southern Hemisphere.
47. Australia has the highest number of migrant settlers compared to any developed country, more than 25% of Australian people have been born in other countries.
48. Australia is a multicultural country and people from around 200 countries have come here.
In Australia, the beginning of multiculturalism began when people from Eastern Europe started coming to Australia to live in 1945.
49. The vegetation is surrounded by 7 million square kilometers of Australia and about 91% of the area.
50. After Athens in Greece, the highest Greek population in the world is in Melbourne, Victoria.
51. Australia is the second country in the world to give women the right to vote in 1902.
52. It is the only continent where there is not a single active volcano.
53. Hanna Prospecting Group Chairman Gina Rinehart is Australia’s wealthiest woman. His hourly earnings are one million dollars (more than Rs 6 crores).
54. Willem Janszoon (Dutch explorer) was the first European to visit Australia in 1606.
55. Australia is the only continent in the world, where there are only 24.6 million(2.46 crores) people.
56. In 1958, the flight data recorder and c**kpit voice were discovered by Australian scientist David Warren. It is also known as Black Box.
57. Sports in Australia began in the year 1810. Today various sports are played, due to which this country is called the sports capital.
58. According to UNESCO, there are 19 World Heritage Sites in Australia, including 3 Cultural, 12 Natural and 4 Mixed Sites.
59. The first Australian of the Year award was given to Professor MacFarlane Burnet, who also won the Nobel Prize in 1960 for groundbreaking physiology research.
Australia has many spectacular train trips. Between Sydney and Perth is the Indian Pacific, the Indian Pacific Riding is a great way to make your way across the country through the stunning Blue Mountains overlooking the various landscapes of Australia.
Shocking fact,Even after death, the human body continues to move for about a year. This claim has been made by Australian scientist Alison Wilson in her research. He kept an eye on a corpse for 17 months and captured every movement of it on camera.Alison says that even after death, the body of the human moves to some extent.
Let me tell you an interesting fun fact, A pilot student from Australia made the plane land safely at Jandakot Airport in Perth after the trainer fainted.
Airport Authority reported that trainer Robert Mollard was training 29-year-old pilot student Max Sylvester at 6200 feet altitude on Saturday in a two-seater Cessna aircraft.
Meanwhile, Robert fainted and began to fall towards Max’s shoulder. Meanwhile, the nervous student pressed the panic button and sought help from the air traffic controller. The controller asked if you have flown an aircraft before, so Max said – no, this is my first flight. But I know how to keep planes stable. Following the instructions of the controller, Max made the plane land safely after 20 minutes.
63. The continent of Australia is surrounded by more than 8,000 small – islands.
64. The entire Australia continent is moving towards 7 centimeters northward every year.
65. Electricity price is much higher in Australia than in other countries. In Queensland, people pay $ 8.76(about Rs 564) per unit of electricity. Australia is the world’s largest exporter of lamb meat and ranks second in the world in the production of sheep and mutton.
According to the census results in 2012, Hinduism is spreading fastest there and Mandarin has become one of the most popular languages. According to statistics, there has been a rapid increase in the population of Hindus in Australia in the last century. On the other hand, there has been an increase in the population of Australia by about 17 million in the last century.
In Australia, people celebrate the Watermelon Festival as Holi(a famous festival in India) every two years in February. In this festival, people throw watermelons at each other.
The history of Australia is somewhat like the history of America. The way Europeans go to America and eliminate the indigenous people and settle there, in the same way, they do the same in Australia, They eliminate all the tribals there and take possession of them.
It is believed that humans reached Australia via the islands of Indonesia about 40 to 50 thousand years ago.
Until the arrival of the British, the natives of Australia got their food from hunting and agriculture.
The Australians did not live in permanent homes, instead, they lived in grass huts. There was not a single species of horses, cows, and sheep on the whole continent. Because of this, they could not even make pets. Those people neither knew how to use any metal, they didn’t know how to make arrows and they didn’t know how to make clothes.so they lived without clothes(i.e naked).
The picture below is taken in 1900, in which the indigenous people of Australia can be seen. By the time of the arrival of the British, their population was close to 4-5 lakhs, But the British persecuted them so much that about 95 percent of the indigenous people disappeared.
England started exploring new islands to colonize after 1700 AD and they were sure that many islands in the south were yet to be discovered.James Cook is sent to explore the South and discover Australia in 1770 and claims Australia.
The condition of the people in England at that time was very bad and the law was very strict. Even stealing a piece of bread could result in capital punishment. England’s prisons were filled and they needed a new place to prisoners which could have been Australia as America was liberated from Britain in 1776 AD. They used to send their prisoners in America.
The interesting thing is that even before James Cook, many Europeans had discovered Australia, but no one thought to colonize it because Australia was a very dry state where they could not live.
Australia is one of the most beautiful and stunning countries in the world. A special reason for this is its distinct culture and nature.The entire area of the country extends from the island to the mainland and the desert to the dense forests, which is also home to many unique animals and trees. At the same time, the country’s urban areas are quite grand and attractive. Here is the natural beauty of Tasmania Island, the world’s largest sand island is also present. Here we are going to tell about famous tourist destinations in Australia.
Tasmania is one of the best places to spend a holiday. Its history and culture are very rich. From the magnificent beaches to the mountains and lakes, there is a lot to see.There are many historical places when Tasmania used to be the biggest prison for British criminals.
Kakadu near Darwin is one of Australia’s most beautiful national parks. The park is famous for a variety of wildlife and ancient paintings along with many indigenous plants. It extends 200 km from the beach to the south and 100 km from east to west. It is home to around 500 tribal groups and is included in World Heritage Sites.
The Great Barrier Reef is spread over 2,300 kilometers off the Queensland coast. It is the largest coral reef system in the world, which itself boasts 2,900 reefs and 940 islands. It is home to 1,500 species of fish, 411 types of hard coral and 134 species of sharks. One-third of the world’s soft coral is also present here.
It is also home to seven such species of sea turtles and 30 types of marine mammals in the world, which are on the verge of extinction.
The Magnetic Island of Australia is a tourist attraction. Two-thirds of the island in front of Townsville is National Park. There are different shades of wildlife here. There are many settlements of bears. Also, kangaroos can be seen in their natural habitat. Along with this, there are beaches to attract tourists, where seabirds and fishes can be seen.
It is a small city in Australia with all the possibilities of tourism. The cable car running from here to Kunrada passes over the Rainforest, from where you can see the best view of the forest and the waterfall. Along with this, the National Park is also one of the famous places, which has the highest species of plants.
The kangaroo is originally native to Australia and is a symbol of Australia’s development, as the kangaroo always moves forward, never backward. It is also the national animal of Australia. If you want to see Kangaroo, then come to Kangaroo Island. Here you can see dolphins, sea lions, penguins, eagles, whales apart from kangaroos.
Sydney is the entry point for most people visiting Australia. Equipped with modern amenities, the city has Opera House, Darling Harbor with numerous shopping malls and museum attractions. Also, the zoo and the beach are well-liked. At the same time, the view of the entire city can be seen from the Sydney Tower.
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