Australia Australia is the sixth largest country in the world occupying an entire continent and adjacent Islands. This is the lowest leveled and continent of the Earth, where there are no earthquakes, no volcanism manifestations. Stand out in the topography of the plateau in the West and in the center of the Central lowland (up to 16m), in the East, strongly destroyed mountains of the Great Dividing range (2230 metres, Kosciuszko). The climate varies from semiarid in the North to temperate in the South of Tasmania. For the most part has a tropical climate with trade winds the winds from the Pacific ocean. 2/3 of the territory is occupied by deserts and semi-deserts (Great Sandy, Gibson, Great Victoria desert, etc.). Along the coasts and in the mountains – forest. Flora and especially the fauna of otlichayutsya endemism. The river network is poorly developed. Distinctive temporary watercourses (cries), a saline lake. The country is rich in groundwater, but they are brackish.
Reference: Total area: 7.68 million sq km population: 19.9 million people capital: Canberra official languages: English, currency: Australian dollar.
Tourism: each year Australia is visited by about 4.5 million people. Tourists are attracted by the amazing nature of the country, Continue reading