Hey guys i'm in Australia or sometimes known as "The land down under." In this country there is a population of 23 million. But in the late 1700's was A prison colony.
The first colonists were British convicts who were sent to Australia as a punishment. Many European men migrated to Australia during the 1800's gold rush. which caused the lack of European women. Then between 1831 and 1900 there were 700,000 British migrants.
Australia is mostly hot and dry. Because Australia receives limited rainfall. Australia receives only and average of 16.5 inches of precipitation per year.
Australia is unique in very many ways. one of them is its animals Australia has animals like emus and Kangaroos. Australia also has unique plants the Bull kauri. Australia have unique holidays also like Australia day that commemorates the arrival of the British fleet at Sydney cove on January 26th 1788.
People in Australia speak many languages. But the official language of Australia is English. Others in Australia speak languages like Arabic, Italian, Vietnamese and more. Australia has a mix of Europeans, Indigenous, and Asian people. The most widespread religion of Australia is Christianity.
The ancestors of the Aboriginal people settled in the continent tens of thousands of years ago. But many indigenous Australians prefer to not be called Aboriginal.