it is an amazing, incomparable to any other, state, with the informal name “country of Oz”. In a territory comparable to the area of Europe, only 18 million people live. About 80% of them inhabit eight large cities located on the coast. Wildlife in Australia can be adjacent to megacities, and four-meter crocodiles can swim in the bays, on the banks of which are large cities. Australia has the highest concentration of national parks per capita – there are more than 540 of them, setting up a tent in one of them, you can not see a soul for years.
The continent impresses tourists with its natural, geographical and climatic diversity. In its central and western regions lie vast unexplored open spaces, called by the Australians “outback” – backyards. Along the east coast stretches the Great Dividing Range, which separates deserts from flowering valleys on the coast. Tropical forests grow here, which, in a riot of life, can argue with the Amazon River. Continue reading