10 Unbelievable Facts About Australia

 

You may think Australia is known for Kangaroos, Koalas, Sydney Opera House, Hugh Jackman and lots of spiders. But the amazing country has a lot of differences and amazing secrets than any other western country. Here are 10 unbelievable facts about Australia.

#1. Great Barrier Reef

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Located in Eastern Australia, the Great Barrier Reef is the biggest coral reef in the world. It  consists of over 3,000 reefs in which over 350 species of corals and over 1,500 species of fish live.

#2. Move forward

There are 2 endemic animals present on the Australian coat- an emu and and a kangaroo. Both of these animals can only move forward which symbolize progress and the country’s will to move forward.

#3. Greeks

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The only place you will find Greeks outside of Greece in large numbers is Melbourne in Victoria. There are also Hellenic Foundation for Culture Centre as well as Hellenic Museum.

#4. Slightly smaller than the U.S.

You might think of Australia as a small continent but in reality it is approximately the size of U.S. It is only 7.692 square kilometers smaller than the former. But compared to its massive land size its population is relatively smaller.

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