Australia, The second most prosperous country

  • The name Australia is derived from the Latin word “australis” meaning “south”.
  • Australia has the 12th largest economy in the world and in 2014, it was ranked fifth in terms of per capita income.
  • Australia has not had a recession since 1981.
  • Australia’s volcano has a natural underground source of coal that has kept it burning for more than 6,000 years.
  • Australia generates both electricity and desalination from the ocean waves at the same time.
  • In Victoria, Australia, only an electrical engineer can replace a light bulb!
  • Australia is the only Western country in the world that does not comply with the British Act, which guarantees the rights of some people.
  • By age 70, 2 out of every 3 Australians develop skin cancer.
  • In 2004, an Australian institute published a study on “missing teaspoons in the workplace”!
  • 80% of Australian adults gamble in various forms, which is the highest gambling rate in the world!
  • Australia is an island surrounded by more than 8,000 other islands.
  • Australia’s largest cities are located on the East Coast.
  • Some parts of Australia are one of the driest places on earth with an average annual rainfall of less than 600 mm.
  • Due to the desert nature of central Australia, 90% of the country’s population lives on its shores.
  • The length of the Dingo fence is longer than the Great Wall of China. Although most people in the world consider the Great Wall of China to be the longest artificial barrier in the world, the Dingo National Fence is more than 5,600 kilometers long. (Maybe we should have put this at the beginning of a list of interesting facts about Australia!)
  • Oceania is the only continent in the world that does not share a land border with any other country.
  • With a population of about 4 million, Melbourne, Australia, is the capital of Victoria, the first capital of Australia before Canberra and the most important cultural city in the country. Melbourne is the second largest city in Australia in terms of population.
  • A 2013 survey shows that 10% of Britons think Australia is farther from the moon!
  • The Australian continent is moving 7 cm north each year.
  • Most Greeks live in Melbourne after Greece. According to surveys, 162,000 people with Greek ancestry live in Melbourne.
  • The top 10 deadliest snakes can be found in Australia.
  • 1981 was the last time a person died in Australia from spider gas.
  • 75% of insects in Australia are unknown to humans!
  • An interesting initiative uses red crabs for breeding in Australia. You will pay the Plankton ampoule for the use of the turntables.
  • Australia has the largest fence wall in the world. This wall was built to keep the foxes away from the farms and livestock of the locals and is more than 5,614 km wide.
  • The Sydney Opera House is a symbol for Sydney and Australia in innovation and architecture. In 1973, Queen Elizabeth awarded the Royal Gold Medal of Australian Architects to Jørn Utzon (Architect of the Sydney Opera House).
  • Melbourne is called the World Sports City. You can do most of the world’s sports in Melbourne. Many professional athletes use Melbourne for training camps.
  • 10 million koalas lived in Australia before the British arrived! There are currently 43,000 of them in the wild.
  • The red kangaroo is Australia’s national animal.
  • Australian koalas are endangered because more than half of them are infected with Chlamydia.
  • 80% of Australian animals are unique. Due to the geographical location of this country, you will be able to see very rare species in it. In addition to sightseeing in zoos and national parks, you can also get help from local guides to see these animals.
  •  5 sheep per person live in Australia.
  • In 2009, snipers were deployed in Australia to protect the penguins lurking in their ambush.
  • Drop beer does not exist externally. Australians have resorted to an imaginary creature called Drop Beer to scare tourism. In the urban legends of this country, there is a creature similar to a koala that jumps on people from trees and hunts them.
  • Today’s world-renowned koala may be attributed to Jackie Chan (who am I), who first used the koala animal.
  • The Tasmanian devil (Sarcophilus harrisii) is one of Australia’s most dangerous endemic animals. This animal comes out of its nest at night and eats animal carcasses. The sound of this animal is similar to the scream in horror movies, which it uses to scare the prey.
  • Australian environmentalist Wade Anthony has worked hard to support the animal’s offspring, earning him the nickname “Devil’s Advocate”.
  • In Australia you have to go to the polls or you will be fined!
  • Cat licking is illegal in 22 countries, including Germany, Finland, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand and Japan! This has no legal problem in the United States.
  • Australia is the world’s largest producer of cowhide.
  • The world’s oldest fossil, 3.4 billion years old, has been discovered in Australia.
  • Until 1880, Melbourne was the richest city in the world.
  • There are two kangaroos per person in Australia. The population of Australian kangaroos is twice that of humans. It is interesting to know that kangaroos can cut more than three meters.
  • Koala eucalyptus is a food that has hard leaves to chew and digest, which is why the Koala sleeps 22 hours a day as an Australian native so that it can produce eucalyptus leaves for two hours.
  • The most valuable legal tender in the world is the Australian $ 1 million coin; The coin weighs 1,000 kilograms and is 99.9 percent pure gold, valued at $ 45 million.
  • Since 1901, Australia has had a nation with a fixed national government divided into three levels of government, including the Australian Federal Government, the six-state, two-state government, and about 700 local governments.
  • Australia is a relatively rich and valuable country with people who are all literate.
  • The Australian government was shut down in 1975! The queen fired all the officials and the new government started working!
  • The tallest fully straight railway is located in Australia. The Pacific Indies continue to move in part along its route without the slightest change. If you are planning to travel from Sydney to Perth, you will be able to enjoy the natural scenery using this railway line.
  • Australia has the second highest rate of human development in the world. Australia ranks second in the world after Norway in the index, which measures criteria such as equality, life expectancy, quality of life, health, education and economic freedom.
  • Melbourne is reported to be the most livable city in the world with no poverty or need, which means that the standard of living in Melbourne is so high that there is no other place to live on the planet The soil is no better than this city.
  • It takes 27 years to see all of Australia’s beaches
  • Australia has more than 10,000 lakes. On average, it takes about 27 years to explore each of these 10,000 lakes. Therefore, the special attention of Australians to water sports leaves no room for doubt.
  • Sydney Bondi Beach, which has its own fans due to the music festivals.
  • The World’s Largest Barrier Reef is located in Australia.
  • There is more snow in the Australian Alps than there is annual snow in Switzerland.
  • Australia became independent during the reign of Queen Victoria in 1900.
  • Australia is the only continent with a constitutional monarchy modeled on Great Britain.
  • Australia exports camels to Saudi Arabia! The number of camels in Australia is even higher than in Egypt!
  • The number of camels is ten times more than koalas.
  • The town of Docker River in Australia was attacked by 6,000 camels when they came to the town in search of water!
  • Lake Hillier in Australia is light pink and scientists do not know the exact reason.
  • 2.5 km from the Iser or Uluro rock is located underground. The Red Rock in central Australia is surrounded by a large number of Indigenous lands. Therefore, this place is one of the few areas that are included in the national heritage of UNESCO, in addition to the cultural part, in terms of nature.
  • 75% of Australia’s living species are unknown to humans.
  • Australia is a country of four seasons.
  • The largest living structure in the world is located in Australia. Some researchers have announced the death of the Great Barrier Reef in 2016, but the structure is still alive. However, in order for this coral wall to remain on future lists of interesting facts about Australia, it must be given serious care against a variety of contaminants. This large coral dam is incredibly large.
  • The world’s largest reef and the world’s largest rock barrier is located in the northeast. The highest point of the mountain,. It is more than 7300 feet above sea level.
  • There is no such thing as a river in Australia.
  • The island of Tasmania in Australia has the cleanest air on Earth. According to pollution indicators, the air quality of Tasmania is equal to that of Antarctica. Approximately one-third of Tasmania covers national parks or World Heritage sites. So to enjoy the weather along with walking is a simple choice in front of you.
  • Fraser Island is the largest sandy island in the world. When traveling to Queensland, be sure to check out Fraser Island’s sandy beach. Alternatively, you can explore the island by crossing Harvin Bay.
  • It snows more in the Alps and Australia than in Switzerland. This point is confusing for many people in the list of wonders about Australia. Australia is known as a land of sunny weather, but Australia’s share of the Alps is much larger than other countries. The mountain range, which includes many hills and highlands and numerous mountains, stretches for thousands of miles, stretching from northern Queensland, New South Wales to northern Victoria.
  • There is a mountain called Australia in Australia. In 1824, two climbers, Hamilton and William Howard, climbed the mountain. However, after reaching the summit, due to the many trees, they could not see the port of Philip as expected, so they called this mountain disappointing.
  • There is a plant native to Australia that just touches it and causes severe vomiting. The sting of this plant is so strong that it can kill humans and horses.
  • The Australian National Science Agency claims to have invented technology beyond Wi-Fi, and if a company uses it without a license, it will sue!
  • Australians love Wijim. Vigimite is actually the remnant of a type of yeast that is extracted after extraction with various vegetables and spices. It is used in sandwiches, toast, crackers and pasta.
  • In Australia, the name “Burger King” is “Hungry Jack”!
  • The most popular pizza in Australia is Hawaiian pizza.
  • Australians consume the most meat in the world. The United States is in second place by a very small margin.
  • Culture: The world’s largest war memorial is located in Australia. The Great Ocean Road is laid to commemorate World War I soldiers along Victoria Bay, which entertains you for hours with stunning views.
  • There is a bookstore in Australia where books are wrapped in paper covers and a brief description of them is written on the paper cover so that no one can judge the contents of the book from its cover.
  • In the past, the name of the city of Melbourne in Australia was “Batman”.
  • The history of human life in Australia dates back to at least 50,000 years before the arrival of the British in this country. Given the indigenous life of the region at least 50,000 years ago, we should probably consider Australia to be the oldest civilization on earth.
  • Before the British arrived in Australia, the natives of this region lived there 50,000 years ago.
  • Indigenous Australians are the original inhabitants of the Torres Strait Islands.
  • The red kangaroo is Australia’s national animal.
  • Some censuses put the number of kangaroos in Australia at more than 50 million. In addition, in 2016, the number of Australian kangaroos was estimated at 45 million. Therefore, it can be said that the number of kangaroos is higher than the number of people living in Australia.
  • Australia has more kangaroos than humans.
  • A church in Australia runs a child labor camp.
  • The largest pen in the world is located in Australia!
  • Australia has a native plant that just touches it will cause painful vomiting! The sting of this plant is dead enough for humans and plants!
  • 31% of the world’s uranium reserves belong to Australia.
  • A gram of cocaine costs 207 euros in Australia, while in Brazil it is only 9 euros.
  • Australia moves 7 cm north each year.
  • Australians are the largest consumers of red meat in the world; Every Australian eats about 200 pounds of meat a year. Americans are close by in second place.
  • There is a river in Australia called the “Never Never River”!
  • An Iraqi man once came to Australia and used the welfare system as his income. He later succeeded in his life and work and returned all the money the Australian government had spent on him during this time.
  • Australia is one of the top three immigrant countries in the world.
  • More than 85% of Australia’s population lives 50 km off the coast.
  • Australia was the second country in the world after New Zealand to give women the right to vote.
  • The first car seat belt law came into force in 1970 in Australia
  • Today, Australian tourists generally visit major cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, New South Wales, Adelaide, Brisbane and Cannes.
  • Australia is one of the first immigrant countries to be discovered by the British and has long been a British colony.
  • It is interesting to know that almost half of the population of Melbourne was not born in this city and even in Australia. In fact, most of the people of this city are from England, Italy, Vietnam, China and Greece, and this diversity has brought many benefits to this city, and all these different cultures and religions are in perfect harmony with each other. They live together.
  • In 1892, more than 200 people left Australia to build the socialist dreamland of “New Australia” in Paraguay.
  • According to a 2013 survey, 10% of Britons think Australia is further away from the moon.
  • Australia Highway 1 is the longest national highway in the world. The highway is 14,500 km long and spans the entire country of Australia.
  • In 1967, the Prime Minister of Australia went to the beach for a swim and no one saw him again!
  • Many believe that there was genocide against Indigenous people in Australia between 1910 and 1970 so that Australians were only white.
  • Australia has its own unique rules on football.
  • Most Australian divers die in box jellyfish. However, diving is one of the most important tourist attractions in Australia.
  • The Bomberg sport was actually a hunting tool for the Australian Indigenous people (Kylie).
  • Australia is the largest country on the continent of Oceania.
  • Australia’s only neighbor is New Zealand.
  • Australia is the only country in the world where there is no volcanic activity.
  • The first Australian explorers were the Dutch, but later the British took over the administration of this vast land and they used Australia as a place of exile.

Australia

  • Australia claims to be the largest land in Antarctica at 8.5 square kilometers.
  • Australia has a wide range of unique animals, with more than 4,000 species of fish, 830 species of birds, 380 species of mammals, 140 species of snakes, 50 species of marine mammals and two species of crocodiles. In addition, nearly 75% of Australian animal species are unknown to humans. In addition, Australia is home to kangaroos, koalas, herring, ostriches and ducklings. There are actually about 29 million kangaroos living in Australia, which is more populous than the country.
  • Australia is the sixth largest country in the world. However, only three people live per square kilometer of this country. Thus, Australia can be considered one of the least densely populated countries in the world in terms of population.
  • Australia is as large as the distance from London to Moscow.
  • Australia is the size of the Americas.

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