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Commonwealth of Australia Worked by Alina Kruglova Form 11 «а»
Australia Australia is a fascinating country. It is full of strange and wonderful places, unusual animals and amazing culture
Australia is situated south of Asia, between the Pacific and the Indian Oceans. Australia is a continent, a country and an island at the same time. Australia is located in the southern hemisphere.
Captain Cook It was discovered by the Dutch in 1606, but the continent was not settled till Captain Cook discovered the east coast in It was first used as colony for convicts.
gold In 1851 gold was discovered about 300 km west of Sydney. People rushed to the gold fields to find their fortunes. This attracted robbers called bushrangers.
The Aborigines The Aborigines are the Australian natives that had been living there for thousands of years before the first Europeans came to Australia in the 1600.
the British Queen Until 1901 Australia was a British colony. Now Australia is an independent federal state within the Commonwealth headed by the British Queen.
Governor General The Queen is represented by Governor General. The Head of Government is Prime Minister
National holiday: Australia Day, January 26th (celebrates the first settlement of Australia)
The flag of Australia The flag of Australia is a defaced Blue Ensign: a blue field with the Union Jack in the canton (upper hoist quarter), and a large white seven-pointed star known as the Commonwealth Star in the lower hoist quarter. The fly contains a representation of the Southern Cross constellation, made up of five white stars – one small five-pointed star and four, larger, seven-pointed stars.
The flag's The flag's original design (with a six-pointed Commonwealth Star) was chosen in 1901 from entries in a worldwide competition held following Federation, and was first flown in Melbourne on 3 September 1901; this date has been proclaimed as Australian National Flag Day.
Australia's coat of arms Australia's coat of arms – the official emblem of the Australian Government – was granted by George V in The arms consist of a shield containing the badges of the six states. The supporters are native Australian fauna – a kangaroo and an emu. A yellow-flowered native plant, wattle, also appears in the design.
Melbourne Sydney BrisbanePerth Canberra Is any large city and its suburbs. Over 85% of the people live in cities. Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth and Canberra are major cities
Canberra Canberra is the capital city of Australia. With a population of 367,000, it is Australia's largest inland city and the eighth-largest city overall.
Sydney Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia. It is on Australia's south-east coast, on the Tasman Sea.
Melbourne Melbourne is the capital and most populous city in the state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia
Brisbane Brisbane is the capital and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.
Perth Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia. It is the fourth most populous city in Australia, with an estimated population of 2 million living in Greater Perth.
The Great Barrier Reef The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system composed of over 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for over 2,600 kilometers (1,600 mi) over an area of approximately 344,400 square kilometers (133,000 sq mi).The reef is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland,Australia
Uluru Uluru also known as Ayers Rock and officially gazetted as Ul uru / Ayers Rock, is a large sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory in central Australia. It lies 335 km (208 mi) south west of the nearest large town, Alice Springs, 450 km (280 mi) by road.
Mount Kosciusko The highest point of Australia is Mount Kosciusko (2,228 m)
Murray The greatest Australias rivers are the Murray and the Darling. A number of short rivers flow from the Australian Alps and Blue Mountains into the Pacific Ocean.