Part of the British Commonwealth, Australia lies in the Pacific Ocean and also comprises of the island of Tasmania. A prosperous and well developed country, Australia has a population of just over 22 million with Canberra as its Capital city. The five largest and most famous cities in Australia are Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Melbourne.
Australia is a popular tourist destination and well known for the magnificent Great Barrier Reef, the largest coral reef in the world. Famous for its indigenous mammalian Kangaroos, Kuala Bears and wombats, Australia also has the world’s largest population of reptiles. For its diverse landscapes, animals, plants, marine life and bird species, 15 World Heritage sites have been established on the continent.
One of Australia’s many iconic sites and the largest part of the country is the red centre also known as ‘The Outback’ where visitors can experience the many national parks and canyons. In Sydney one can find The Sydney Oprah House, an iconic piece of architecture in its world famous harbour and the vibrant Bondi Beach. Other destinations include Kangaroo Island, the Blue Mountains and Perth Zoo.