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50 Fun and Fascinating Facts About Australia 1. The box jellyfish is the deadliest creature in Australia and the world. It is colourless and nearly invisible underwater. After contact, it causes unbearable pain, sends people into shock and can kill in under five minutes. 2. The box jellyfish is responsible for 80 recorded deaths in Australia.


The name ‘Australia’ comes from the Latin word ‘australis’, meaning southern. Australia is the world’s 6th largest country by area.. The population of Australia is estimated to be about 25 millions in 2019.. Due to its large size and isolation from the rest of the world, Australia is sometimes known as the ‘island continent’. Most scholars date the arrival of humans in Australia ...


The Dingo Fence is located in South Australia and was constructed to keep dingoes out of the farming land in the south-east of Australia. Construction of the 5,614 kilometre (3,488 mi.) long fence was completed in 1885. 5,614km and the world's longest fence? That definitely deserves a mention in our 11 fun facts about Australia!


With Australia day only a few days away here are some fun and interesting facts about Australia. The first people to walk, work and live in Australia were the Aboriginal people - also known as our First Nation People.


Interesting facts about Australia. 1. Aboriginal Australians are the oldest continuous culture on Earth. It is estimated that Australia’s indigenous people left Africa 75,000 years ago and have been in Australia for more than 40,000 years. (Source: Australian Geographic) 2.


6-10 Interesting Facts About Australia 6. In 1970 due to a wheat production quota dispute between a Farming family in west Australia and the Government, the family declared their land to be independent from Australia and created a legal micro-nation called the Principality of Hutt River which exists till today.


Facts about Australia Australia’s agriculture sector is very important to its economy. Australia’s top agricultural exports are wheat, beef, cotton and wool. China is the biggest importer of Australian agricultural products, taking 20 percent of Australia’s output. Japan and the European Union are also major importers. Tourism Australia Facts


Enjoy our collection of funny jokes about Australia and share all of them to make your time full of laughter and fun. 1) Canadians: Endure bitterly cold winters and are proud of it. Americans: Don't have to do either, and couldn't care less. Aussies: Don't understand what inclement weather means.


Before you travel to the capital of Australia, we’re here to inform you of a few interesting facts about one of our great global cities! 1. Population. The population of Sydney is just over 5 million people! The median age of these Sydney-siders is 36 years of age. 2. Seasons. Sydney experiences warm summers, and moderately cold winters.


11 Facts About Australia's Wildfires. 1. The size of the area burned by Australia's wildfires is the equivalent of more than 21,309 Central Parks put together. Newsweek subscription offers > 2.