Here is a map of Australia
where you can find some of the main cities and towns.
Australia is the 5th country in the world as size and the
smallest continent. Is also the driest continent, containing
more desert than any other one: two third. As it can be seen
on the Australia map, the relief forms are not present:
there are no big rivers and the mountains are low. The
higher Australian top, the Koscinko top from the Australian
Alps, from the border between South Wales and Victoria has a
height of only 2.228 metres, more than a half of the Mont
Blanc’s height. Australia is divided in 6 states and more
territories, the most important being NT (the Northern
Territory) and ACT (the Australian Capital Territory). The
last mentioned is a relatively small area, in which the
state’s capital, Canberra, is situated.
The South-West part is fully occupied by the Namadgi National Park. Canberra is
situated in the North of the territory at 300 kilometres
West of Sydney and 650 kilometres North-East of Melbourne.
The city is on an artificial lake called Burley Griffin.
Australian Capital Territory is situated close to the
beautiful Snowy Mountains. The Northern Territory is in the
Australia’s far North, its emblem being the Uluru Rock or
the Ayers Rock. The New South Wales is situated in the East
part of Australia and is the place in which the biggest city
on the continent, Sydney, is situated. Queensland is the
second state of Australia, as size and is situated in the
North-East part. In the South Australia are: the Clare
Valley, the Barossa Valley, Adelaide and the Kangaroo
Island. In this state are ones of the best vineyards in the
world, the famous being the Barbarossa Valley. Tasmania is
the smallest state of Australia, situated on the homonym
island, separated of continent by the Bass Strait;Hobart is
Australia is situated in
the Pacific Ocean.
Capital city of Australia is Canberra.
area is 7,686,850 square km.
is 7,617,930 square km.
Population is over 20 million
largest cities are Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra.