1. Australia is the world’s sixth largest country by total area.
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  3. Australia has over 10,000 beaches. You could visit a new beach every day for over 27 years.
  4. The city of Melbourne, Australia, used to be called Batmania.
  5. Australia has 10 times more camels than koalas.
  6. In 1880, Melbourne was the richest city in the world.
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  8. Each week, 70 tourists overstay their visas.
  9. Australia is the only Western country in the world to not have a Bill of Rights.
  10. Australia exports camels to Saudi Arabia.
  11. 75% of Australia’s living species are unknown to man.
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  13. There is a mountain in Australia called Mt. Disappointment.
  14. In Australia, Burger King is called “Hungry Jack’s”.
  15. The world’s oldest fossil, which is about 3.4 billion years old, was found in Australia.
  16. Australia’s first police force was made up of the most well-behaved convicts.
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  18. Per capita, Australians spend more money on gambling than any other nation.
  19. Australia is the only nation-continent of 20 million people in the world.
  20. Australia was one of the founding members of the United Nations.
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  22. The world’s largest cattle station, Anna Creek Station in Australia, is larger than Israel.
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  24. Melbourne is considered the sporting capital of the world, as it has more top level sport available for its citizens than anywhere else.
  25. The town of Docker River in Australia was once invaded by 6,000 camels that came in search of water.
  26. There’s a bookstore in Australia where books are wrapped in paper with short descriptions so no one can “judge a book by its cover.”
  27. Australia’s National Science Agency claims to have invented the technology behind Wi-Fi and has sued companies using the technology without a license.
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  29. In Victoria, Australia, only a licensed electrician is allowed to change a light bulb.
  30. Australia is an island surrounded by more than 8,000 smaller islands.
  31. There’s a river in Australia called the “Never Never River.”
  32. Before 1902, it was illegal to swim at the beach during the day.
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  34. The top ten deadliest snakes can be found in Australia.
  35. Australia claims to own the largest territory in Antarctica: 5.8 million sq km (2.2 million sq mi).
  36. In 2013, A pig in Australia stole 18 beers from a campsite, got drunk, and then tried to fight a cow.
  37. In 2009, snipers were deployed in Australia to protect a colony of little penguins from predators.
  38. Lake Hillier in Australia is a bright pink color and scientists aren’t sure why.
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