2/ Find pictures showing its landscapes :
Sidney, New South Wales
Kings-canyon, Northern Territory
Ayers Rock, Northern Territory
Great Barrier Reef, Queensland
(heart)Outback australien, Western
Canberra, New South Wales
Beach, South australia
3/ Fill in the following id-chart to gather the basic information about it
Name of the country :Australia
Population : 22 300 000 people in 2010
Area : 7 617 930 km²
Official language : English
Political Regime : Federal parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
Politicalleader in 2010 : Monarch : Elizabeth II ; Governor-General : Quentin Bryce ; Prime Minister : Kevin Rudd
Economic status : GDP (Gross Domestic Product) = $800 billion ; HDI (Human Development Index)= 0.970 (very hight) ; the currency is the Australian dollar
Social/Racial/Classes if relevant : No social or racial classes
Religious System : No state religion but 68% are Christian, 1.9%are Buddhist, 1.5% Moslems and 28.6% are atheists
National Sport : The Cricket
Climate : In the middle of Australia : equatorial ; in the east and west corners : subtropical ; in the south part :temperate ; in the north part : tropical
National Animal or Emblem : The Acacia pycnantha and the kangouroo
4/ Sum up the basic common history between the country you chose and Great BritainAustralia was inhabited by groups of indigenous since 50 000 years. It was discovered in the XVII century by europeans browsers. The island began to be coveted in 1770 by Great Britain.
Thencolonies were founded and the 1st January 1901, they federated and formed the Australian Commonwealth. After Australia got independant, the country became a federal parliamentary democracy but kept themonarchy of the Commonwealth and had the same monarch of Great Britain like the others members of the Nations of Commonwealth.
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