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Australian Association Fun Facts

Fun Facts

did you know that...

Fact 1:
There are more than 150 million sheep in Australia, and only 20 million people..

Fact 2:
Australia has the world's largest population of wild camels with one hump.

Fact 3:
There are 1500 species of Australian spiders.

Fact 4:
A form of Australian has been used in the U.S. for over two hundred years.

Fact 5:
The Great Barrier Reef has a mailbox. You can ferry out there and send a postcard, stamped with the only Great Barrier Reef stamp.

Fact 6:
Melbourne has the second largest Greek population in the world, after Athens.

Fact 7:
The Sydney Opera House roof weighs more than 161,000 tons.

Fact 8:
Australia is considered to have one of the highest degrees of urban concentration in the world.

Fact 9:
The average Australian will consume 165,000 eggs in his or her lifetime.

Fact 10:
One in every four persons is either a first or second generation settler to Australia, a trend started after World War II.