Facts about Oceania

Nauru is the smallest country of the continent

Australia is the largest country of the continent

Rugby is the most popular sport of the continent

The Aboriginal people of Australia live here for over 80.000 years

Over 10.000 islands make up the continent of Oceania

The koala, platypus, kiwi and kangaroo can only be spotted here

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Background info

Australia is the largest country of Oceania and the sixth-largest country of the world. It has a population of about 26 million people. The first people inhabited the country about 65.000 years before the first arrival of the Dutch explorers in the early 1700’s.

In 1770 the Brits claimed the eastern half first, before colonizing the rest of the country.

States and Territories:

  • New South Wales (NSW)
  • Queensland (QLD)
  • South Australia (SA)
  • Tasmania (TAS)
  • Victoria (VIC)
  • Western Australia (WA)
  • Northern Territory (NT)
  • Australia Capital Territory (ACT)

A family road trip through the land Down Under is an experience you’ll never forget. The country is extremely diverse. Every 100km the landscape you’ll drive through changes. There are countless of hikes you and your family can undertake. And so many family friendly cities to explore.

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