Presentation on theme: "Australia. Australia is an island and a continent situated in the southern hemisphere. So the seasons are reversed. When it is day time in Europe it is."— Presentation transcript:
Australia is an island and a continent situated in the southern hemisphere. So the seasons are reversed. When it is day time in Europe it is night time in Australia. Most cities are on the coast and there are deserts in the centre. Australia is part of the Commonwealth. So the Queen of England is also the Queen of Australia.
Sydney is a big modern city with a lot of skyscrapers, an Opera house, a big bridge and fantastic beaches but it also has beautiful Victorian architecture.
The Sydney harbour bridge has 8 vehicle lanes, 2 train lines, a cycle lane and a pedestrian lane.
The Sydney Opera house is a beautiful structure in the form of an oyster. It is situated on Sydney harbour and is considered one of the wonders of the modern world.
Queensland has a population of 3,6 million.The Great Barrier Reef is in Queensland. There are magnificent beaches, rainforests and the Outback region, which is bigger than Texas. Queensland is called «The Sunshine State » because it is always sunny.
The Great Barrier Reef is composed over of 2,900 individual reefs and 900 islands stretching for over 3,300 kilometres over an area of approximately 344,400 square kilometres.
Bondi Beach Bondi beach is located 7 kilometres east of Sydney. Bondi beach is the most famous beach. Bondi beach is very long: 1200 miles
KOALAS Koalas are now protected. Females produce a baby each year. A baby weighs 0,5 g and lives in the mother’s pouch for about five or six months. Koalas generally sleep 19 hours a day and spend the rest of the time eating eucalyptus.
Grey kangaroos Grey kangaroos are the world’s largest living marsupialsoften standing over two metres tall. They live on a vegeterian diet.