Australia - Australian
Introducing Australia's country and people, this is a country full of young, vibrant and enthusiastic, Australia regularly in the top 5 country ideal for settlement.
CANBERRA CAPITAL TERRITORY
• Capital: Canberra
• Population: 339,900 (2007)
• Density: 144.15 people / km ²
• GNP: $ 57.303 / person (2006)
• Short: ACT
• Website: www.act.gov. au
Geographic features & Climate
Capital Territory located in the southeast of the state of New South Wales, an area of 2,358 km2 with rugged blue-gray mountains southwest of the capital and is located on the corner of Canberra Northeast. The selection of Canberra as the capital is due to a compromise between the two biggest cities in Australia are Sydney and Melbourne. The name 'Canberra' is taken from the Ngunnawal Aboriginal language, meaning "meeting place." These forests, majestic mountains, pristine rivers and lakes in the Namadgi National Park accounts for 40% of territory of the capital. climate here has 4 distinct seasons. In summer, the climate here is hot and dry. Winter cold weather, sometimes at sunny, light winds and early morning fog often. The July winter night temperatures down to about 0 ° C sometimes. Metropolitan areas but rarely snows in the mountains of Namadgi National Park, the most of winter snow.
Most countries have embassies in Canberra focus, forming a community multiculturalism. Canberra is also home to many prominent buildings such as the old Parliament building, the new Parliament building, the National Museum, War Memorial ... The movement of capital is fast, easy . Capital Territory close to the ski resorts in the Snowy Mountains and beaches in the south of New South Wales, so day trips can be fully realized
Most educational institutions are the Capital Territory in Canberra. Here are two famous universities are the Australian National University and the University of Canberra. Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree higher than the region, other states in Australia
NEW SOUTH WALES (NSW) & SYDNEY
"First State, Premier State"
• Capital City: Sydney
• Population: 6.8891 million (2007)
• Secret degree: 8.6 persons / km ²
• GNP: $ 45.153 / person (2004-2005)
• Short: NSW
• Website: www.nsw.gov.au
geographical characteristics and climate
NSW can be roughly divided into four regions : coast, the Great Dividing Range is located inland from the coast about 100km, the Blue Mountains west of Sydney and the Snowy Mountains in the south. west is the Great Dividing Range agricultural lands : the dry plains account for two thirds of the state. The plains fade into the land to the west where the temperature is over 40 º C. The major rivers in the Murray and Darling NSW westward across the plains. In winter, the Snowy Mountains Mountains (roughly translated sequence Snow Mountain) beautiful snow. NSW's capital city of Sydney, the city and the country's most famous. Sydney is blessed with a mild climate, summer daytime temperatures averaging about 250C and 200C at night. Winters are cool, averaging about 200C during the day. Best weather around from March to April and from October to November, warm days and clear, cool nights.
Lifestyle in NSW are diverse: dynamic life in one big city bustle, amenities such as Sydney, or leisure comfortable life in coastal South Coast & North Coast. NSW address focused a lot of tourist attractions in Australia including Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Opera House, the ancient buildings colonial museum National Oceanography, Snowy Mountains ski area, the Namadgi National Park, Bondi beach, or sea ports at Newcastle ...
There are 11 major universities in NSW, including 6 based universities located in the city of Sydney. Some famous schools such as side Sydney University (the oldest university in Australia), University of New South Wales, University of Technology Sydney, Maquarie University, University of Newcastle, University of Wollongong.
QUEENSLAND (QLD) & BRISBANE
“"Sunshine State , Smart State "
• Capital City: Brisbane
• Population: 4.26459 million (2007)
• Density: 2.35/km ²
• GNP: $ 40.170 / person (2004-2005)
• Short: QLD
• Website: www.qld.gov . au
Queensland is the second state in Australia following extensive state of Western Australia and is the third most populous state after NSW & Victoria. The capital of Queensland is Brisbane, Southern states, close to the NSW border. Sunny climate of Brisbane makes it an ideal place for a relaxing life full of sunshine. The average temperature here from 180C - 280C in summer and 140C - 240C in winter. The climate of North Queensland wet season in favor of 2 - sun or cool - instead of clear dry summer and winter.During the six-month period from May 11-12 to May 4-5 hot sun and more rain, the weather is most pleasant from June to August. Queensland's tourist center thanks to Australia's famous beaches contiguous stretch with fine white sand as the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, beautiful coral reefs Great Brarrier Reef - one of the seven wonders of the world, or the spectacular rainforests and national parks famous country ... Tourism is a key industry of Queensland.
Queensland has all 9 At the university, including some quite popular with students, students from Vietnam recently as the University of Queensland, Griffith University , Technical University of Queensland (Queensland University of Technology) ... Students can earn part-time employment quite easily in tourism thanks to a very large number of tourists throughout the year to Queensland.
VICTORIA (VIC) & MELBOURNE
"Garden State", "The Place to Be"
• Capital: Melbourne
• Population: 5,205,200 (2007)
• Density: 22.92/km ²
• GNP: $ 44.443 / person (2004-2005)
• Short: VIC
• Website : www.vic.gov.au
Despite being the smallest state in area, but Victoria has a population density of Australia's second-highest, behind only the state of NSW. Victoria is the art capital of Australia, where the museum is located and where the country's most entertaining. Victoria is the capital city of Melbourne, where more than 70% concentration of the state's population. Melbourne Weather changes constantly during the day, sometimes we feel have all four seasons in one day. The average temperature in the winter range 6 ° C to 13 ° C, summer from 23 ° C to 26 ° C. In winter, the snow covered peaks. The region with the most snow in the mountains near Melbourne Mt Donna Buang. Melbourne is the city's many international events such as the annual Australian Open tennis tournament, the Grandprix Formula One auto racing, international comedy festivals ...
Melbourne has all 9 universities, of which 2 cases are particularly renowned University of Melbourne and Monash University. These 2 schools are among the top universities in the world. The number of international students accounting for about 30% of the total number of students studying in Melbourne.
TASMANIA (TAS) & HOBART
"Island of Inspiration, The Apple Isle; Holiday Isle"
• Capital: Hobart
• Population: 493.300 (2007)
• Density: 7:21 / km ²
• GNP: 33.243 people (2004 to 2005)
• Short: TAS
• Website: www.tas.gov.au
Tasmania is Australia's only peninsula, located 240km south of the continent between Victoria and South Pole. But in isolation from the mainland, but this place still maintain high quality of life and relaxed atmosphere pleasant Tasmanian population are concentrated in the coastal areas north and southeast regions where agricultural land rich and the ocean. By contrast, the West Coast and the Southwest are wild and remote. Located inland to the west and southwest are jungles and mountains are considered large wilderness areas in the world final. Most of these places have been listed as a World Heritage area. Tasmania's capital city of Hobart, the second oldest city in Australia. The climate has four distinct seasons. In summer, the weather is generally warm during the day and cool at night. Conditions are usually good up to last March, when temperatures drop. Winter in Tasmania is wet, cold and storms, especially in the western region. On the snow-covered peaks are suitable for resort and ski. Tasmania is considered home to the spectacular scenery as the Maria Island National Park, the convergence of fossil populations with many beautiful forests to explore, Bruny Island - where wildlife conservation, the historic center of the city - Battery Point ... There is only a single university is the University of Tasmania
NAM ÚC (SA) & ADELAIDE
• Capital: Adelaide
• Population: 1,584,500 (2007)
• Density: 1.61/km ²
• GNP: $ 38.838 / person (2004-2005)
• Abbreviations: SA
• Website: www.sa. gov.au
State of South Australia is located in Northern Territory phiai with sparse population density. Most people live in the South Australian capital of Adelaide, and has a leisure lifestyle with beautiful beaches and the fresh green park. climate is cool all year round. In Adelaide, the average temperature from 13 ° C to 24 ° C in summer and from 9 ° C to 19 ° C in winter. However, the upper state is different, the temperature in the mining town of Coober Pedy famous jewels can soar to over 40 ° C in summer. To avoid the risk of this terrible heat can turn his body into the water, most people live in Coober Pedy homes built underground or on the side of the mountain, where the temperature is lower. South Australia on this is considered state of the festival, the state's wine. Because there are many festivals, art festivals, cultural events, as well as the leading wine producers in Australia. Students can get more work done in the vineyards at harvest across the state from August to December. Barossa Valley is a paradise for wine lovers.
Education There are three universities in South Australia, including the University of South Australia, University of Adelaide, Flinders University. In particular, the University of Adelaide are among the top 8 universities in Australia.
Northern Territory (NT) & DARWIN
• Capital: Darwin
• Population: 215,000 (2007)
•Density: 0.16/km ²
• GNP: 51.634 USD / person (2004-2005)
• Abbreviation: NT
• Website: www.nt.gov.au
Northern Territory is located in Australia's far north, between Western Australia and Queensland. This vast region has an area of about 1.35 million km2 with a population of only about 190,000 people. The majority of the population is concentrated in the capital, Darwin - coastal city located in Timor, Indonesia opposite. One other important town of Alice Springs is located in the geographic center of the country. Alice Springs is the center of culture of traditional Aboriginal Australia and is where you can find the famous red rock Uluru world. climate is pretty hot all year round. A quarter of the territory over which a tropical climate. Darwin's average temperature from 25 ° C to 33 ° C during the summer. In winter, night temperatures to 21 ° C and the day is 31 ° C. Three-quarters of the territory under mostly desert or barren plain pretty. If the day is extremely hot here at night it is very cold. In Alice Springs, the average temperature in the summer months from 17 ° C to 35 ° C, and from 9 ° C to 23 ° C in winter.
The Northern Territory has one university is the only Charles Darwin. School founded in 1987, currently has around 19,000 students currently enrolled. In addition, there are 2 schools territory lies in the system of public colleges (TAFE).
Western Australia (WA) & PERTH
• Capital: Perth
• Population: 2,105,800 (2007)
• Density: 0.83/km ²
• GNP: $ 53.134 / person (2005-2006)
• Abbreviation: WA
• Website: www.wa.gov.au
WA is Australia's largest state, accounting for a third of the country's heroes and there are many beautiful scenes Great as Kimberly - a wilderness and rugged in the extreme northern states with a convoluted coastline and the dramatic gorges of the inland Pilbara, in north-west, the land of ancient stone and spectacular gorges. In addition to coastal areas, most land is located inland wilderness of the outback: large tracts of land along the flat Nullarbor Plain and the Great Sandy Desert desert is both Gibson and Great Victoria Desert Deserts cover most of the state.Southwest corner, a small part of the state, as the forests and vineyards immense. however, huge areas does not mean that there populated. Statewide population is about 2 million people, with over half the population of Sydney. Most inhabitants live in the capital Perth, located on the banks of the Indian Ocean.Temperature in Perth almost perfect throughout the year. The average temperature in the summer about 15 ° C to 26 ° C, and winter from 12 ° C to 21 ° C. discovered WA economy flourished, vibrant and quite independently of the other cities . Income per capita is higher in WA all other states of Australia. Here, students have a lot of job opportunities with lucrative income than in other large cities such as Sydney or Melbourne. With a moderate cost of living, job opportunities, increasingly attracting Perth more international students to study at universities such as the University of Western Australia where, Curtin University, Murdoch University, Edith Cowan University and the University of Notre Dame.
SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE
Sydney Opera House is a unique structure with the as oysters or no wind sails out to sea. This is considered a symbol of Sydney and Australia in particular, in general, by the famous architect Jorn Utzon Danish design.Since opening in 1973 until today, the Sydney Opera House has recorded many times the initial investment of $ 120 million and Australia's cultural center attracting tourists everywhere. In 2007, the theater has been recognized by UNESCO as world heritage.
Situated on Bennelong beautiful headland opposite the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Sydney Opera House today is a complex cluster of rooms concerts and exhibitions, with two large rooms in the block scalloped roof and the rest of the room two floors below. One of the biggest auditorium is designed for the concert stage in the center of the seat and the vision 2679 from 4 directions. The remaining Auditorium Opera House in 1547 with stage and seating area can be improved musicians, lowered. The remaining space consists of four small theater, studio group 1 (now the library), 5 rehearsal rooms, 4 restaurants, 6 bars and souvenir shops. The entrance to the central corridor of the building located on the 1st floor, while the rest can be a room with many doors on the side. The interior of the building is adorned with granite, wood and plywood, are all local materials from the state of New South Wales, Australia. Featured in the auditorium of the theater is the largest organ of the value of the Australian dollar 1.2 million, completed in 1979.
• concert hall with 2679 seats, is where the organ as the world's largest gas (the organ) with more than 10,000 pipe.
• 1547 seat Opera House is home to performances of Opera Australia
• Theater room with 544.
• theater (playhouse) can seat 398
• 364 seat studio theater . the Opera House area of 1.8 ha, dai183m and 120m wide (at the widest point). 580 columns Structural Concrete closing 25 m deep below sea level. Power supply to power the equivalent Theatre for a town of 25,000 people. System cables with a total length of 645 km caplab wire. If you have a chance to close the scalloped curved roof of Sydney Opera House, you'll see we do not have such a monotonous white photographs in the book. Cover the dome theater system is more than 1 million pieces of beautiful tiles with two different white tones are arranged alternately create shimmering look. All columns, momentum, particularly those arches and scalloped roof arrays are molded from elsewhere and then transported to the construction site and assembled together. See the Sydney Opera House on calm sunny afternoon, you'll see the orange zone graceful lines and subtle plaid covering the roof of the building. Works but seems massive but delicate and close attention because such lines.
Centre festival also features a theater, Sydney Opera House is the center of the major festivals, wedding venue weddings, banquets and conferences. Annually, Australian Idols finals to be held in the main auditorium of the theater, attracting hundreds of spectators attended, as well as millions of people watched on the small screen. With campus and stunning views of the Sydney Harbour Bridge as well as the adjacent large and small bays, Sydney Opera House is the number one destination at the end of the year, as thousands of people flocked to this joyful ceremony fireworks Happy New Year. Can not find an empty table at the restaurant around the area on New Year's Eve, as they are booking months earlier. When the column continuous fireworks lit the entire city center, Sydney people congratulate each new year of singing and beaming smile.