Australia – the island continent
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Australia - the island continent
Australia, officially calledufficialmente denominata The Commonwealth of Australia, is also known asè nota anche come The Land Down Under, Oz or Aussie. It is the smallest continent in the world but the sixth biggest country and is sometimes calledviene a volte chiamata the world's biggest island. The country is made up ofè composto da 6 statesstati (New South Wales, South Australia, Western Australia, Victoria, Tasmania and Queensland), 2 territoriesterritori (The Northern Territory and The Australian Capital Territory) and some small islands.
Australian people are called Australians or Aussies and althoughsebbene Australia has no official language, everyone speaks English. Australian English is different from British and American English and Australians have a distinctiveinconfondibile accent and unusual slangslang insolito/inconsueto and vocabulary.
The population of Australia is around 22.9 million and most people live in large cities along the coast line. There is an average ofuna media di 2.8 people per square kilometer.