Australia is a country, and a continent. It is located in Oceania between the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean. It is the sixth largest country in the world with a total area of 7,686,850 square kilometres
Australia has many natural resources. These resources include mineral resources, such as copper, gold and diamonds, energy resources, such as coal, oil, and uranium, and land resources that are used for farming and logging. These resources are economically important to Australia.
Australia’s national currency is the Australian dollar which comes in denominations of $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100 notes. Coins come in 5, 10, 20 and 50 cent and one and two dollar denominations.
Best sectors in Australia are IT,Finance,Foodprocessing,Coal,Gas,Hospitality,Biotechnology,Accounting,Child Care, HR, Banking,Organic Farming.
English is regarded as the national language of Australia.1 In 1996, 85% of the population spoke only English at home and less than 1% of the population could not speak English at all.
It is the 6th largest country in the world, occupying an entire continent of some 7.6 million square kilometres.
It has the world's 3rd largest ocean territory, spanning three oceans and covering around 12 million square kilometres.
The largest Greek population in the world beside Athens in Greece can be found in Melbourne Victoria.
More than 80 percent of Australians live within 100 kilometres of the coast making Australia one of the world's most urbanised coastal dwelling populations.
Over 200 different languages and dialects are spoken in Australia including 45 Indigenous languages. The most common non-English spoken languages are Italian, Greek, Cantonese, Arabic, Vietnamese and Mandarin.
The world's highest proportion of migrant settlers in a developed nation with over 25% of Australians born in another country.
Today's Australia is very multicultural with Indigenous peoples and migrants from some 200 countries.
Australia's first small step to a fully multicultural Australia was the result of immigrants from Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean after 1945.
The sports capital of the world has 70 percent of its total population participating at least once a week in a particular recreational activity or sport.