Australia Vacations and Tourism Guide
Who was there
Surface:Australia has a total land area of 7,617,930 sq km.
Population: Australia has about 20,434,200 (July 2007) inhabitants, comprising 92%25 Caucasians, 7%25 Asians and 1%25 aboriginals and others.
System of government: Australia has a federal parliamentary democracy.
Capital: Canberra, with a population of approximately 332,800, is the capital of Australia.
Religion: Christianity is the dominant religion in Australia.
Official Language: English is the official language of Australia.
Government: Australia has a federal parliamentary democracy.
Climate: The climate varies from arid to semi-arid. It is temperate in the south and east, while it is tropical in the north.
Units of measure and electricity: Australia follows the metric system while the unit of electricity is 240 V, 50 Hz.
Time Zone: Australia has three time zones.
Currency: Australian Dollar (1 € = 1.58 AUD)
Travel documents required: Americans, UK nationals and Canadians require an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA), while nationals from other countries require a visa.