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Adelaide

Is The capital city of South Australia and the fifth-most populous


city of Australia.

Adelaide was the first place to abolish sexual and racial


discrimination, the first to do away with capital punishment, the
first to recognise Aboriginal land rights, the first to give women
voting rights and interestingly is also the first place to legalise
nudeswimming.

Adelaide has been nicknamed the City of Churches. in this


beautiful city is the Holy Trinity Anglican Church being the oldest
which was built in the year 1838. With the increment in
population, the number of churches enjoyed a huge boost over
time.

Adelaide's exotic Botanic Garden has the largest and oldest


glasshouses in the Southern hemisphere. These glasshousessure
make some terrific touristat tractions.

Canberra
is the capital city of Australia. With a population of 381,488, it is
Australia's largest inland city and the eighth-largest city overall.
The Australian Capital is 100 years Old.

Canberra is home to some of the most elaborate national events


including the National Folk Festival, Floriade (flower festival) and
the Canberra Balloon Festival.

Canberra is one of the most beautiful, cleanest, secure and


hospitable capital cities in the world. Among it s attractions
include; Australian War Memorial, Museum of Australian
Democracy at Old Parliament House, Parliament House, National
Gallery of Australia, National Film and Sound Archive, National
Capital Exhibition, and The Royal Australian Mint.

The twelve apostles


The Twelve Apostles is a collection of limestone stacks off the
shore of the Port Campbell National Park, by the Great Ocean Road
in Victoria, Australia. Their placement has made them a popular
tourist attraction. Currently there are eight Apostles left, the ninth
having collapsed dramatically in July 2005. The name remains
significant and spectacular especially in the Australian tourism
industry.

Kakadu N.P.
Kakadu National Park is a protected area in the Northern
Territory of Australia.
Almost 20,000 square kilometres - that's almost half the size of
Switzerland.
Kakadu was declared a national park in three stages, between
1979 and 1991.
More than half the park is Aboriginal land, and all of Kakadu is
special to its traditional owners.
It is home to around 280 different types of birds - around a third
of all the bird species in Australia.
Also you can see many crocodiles, aboriginal rock paintings,
water bird and of course Kakadu.

The pinnacles
Nambung National Park is one of the most popular tourist
attractions in Australia.
Nambung National Park is the home of the Pinnacles Caravan Park
in Western Australia. This is where the oldest natural limestone
formations are located.
these structures are 5 meters high and they have stood there for
over 30,000 years.
This is one of the top Australia landmarks.

Great Barrier reef

includes the worlds largest coral reef ecosystem.


The Great Barrier Reef is one of the seven wonders of the natural
world. It was named a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1981.
Hard coral grows up to 1.5cm per year and is the backbone of the
reef, growing and constantly adapting to the environment around
it.
Its the only living structure in the world that can be seen from
space.

Interesting facts

Canberra was created in 1908 as a compromise when Sydney


and Melbourne both wanted to be the capital city.

Australia is as wide as the distance between London to Moscow.

In 1880, Melbourne was the richest city in the world.

Saudi Arabia imports camels from Australia (mostly for meat


production).