Australia is a country, and continent, surrounded by the Indian and Pacific oceans. Its major cities – Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide – are coastal, but its capital, Canberra, is inland and nicknamed the “Bush Capital.” The country is known for its Sydney Opera House, Great Barrier Reef, the vast Outback (interior desert wilderness) and unique animal species including kangaroos and duck-billed platypuses.
Being the sixth largest countries of the world. Obviously it is a developed country. Its per capital income is the fifth highest per capital in the world. Performance of Australia is also impressive in the national arena such as quality of life, health, education, economic security, civil liberties, protection of political rights etc. Though it is a constitutional monarchy, it practices parliamentary system of government. Australia has a wide variety of landscapes because of its size. There are mountain ranges in the south-east, south west and east, the tropical rain forests in the north-east and dry desert in the center. Australia has a distinctive culture which has arisen from her environment and indigenous cultures. The rock art of the indigenous people of Australia is very popular all over the world.