Did you even know that Australia has more camels than koalas? The deadliest snakes are also found in the country and it is where you can find coffee in almost each corner of the place. These are just some of the facts that you may be surprised to know about the land of Down Under.
Rowers train at dawn on Melbourne's Yarra River in this January 24, 2012 file photo. Vibrant and multicultural, Melbourne brims with galleries, cafes, restaurants and a lifestyle that give Australia's second-largest city a distinctly European feel. Rated as the world's most liveable city for three years in a row by the Economist Intelligence Unit, Melbourne is the birthplace of Australian film, a designated UNESCO City of Literature and home to a flourishing art scene. Picture taken January 24, 2012. REUTERS/Toby Melville/Files
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Since 2011, Melbourne has been ranked first in the list of the world's most livable cities.
The Sydney Opera House just turned 40 this year but no one realizes how much of a headache it was to build. The Danish architect who won the design competition for its construction was never paid which forced him to resign and never returned ever to the country.
The country is the second in the world to allow women to vote since 1902.
Australia is more known for koalas but it's actually camels that are bigger in number on the land. About 750,000 roam its deserts and are the biggest herds known in the world.
It is known to be the sports capital of the world since about 70% of its population get active with a sport at least once a week.
The inventor of the Wi-Fi is the CSIRO, which is the national science agency of Australia, though many disagree with this.
The Aussie musical instrument called "didgeridoo" has a healthy benefit of enhancing the blood circulation of the one who plays it.
Above all, it is only in Australia that burgers come with beets.
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