Museum of Australian democracy

Museum of Australian democracy

Museum of Australian democracy
Canberra, Canberra (eng.) the capital of Australia, the administrative centre of the Australian capital territory (Australian Capital Territory, ACT”.1. Canberra is the largest city in the continental part and the 8th largest population city center strany.

Canberra is located in the South-East of Australia, near the mountains Brindabella (Brindabella Range), in the rolling plains (580 m) – Ginninderra (Ginninderra), Molonglo (Molonglo), Tukkeranong (Tuggeranong), surrounded by mountains: Majora (Majura) 888 m, Taylor (Taylor) 856 m, einsle (Ainslie) 842 m, Black mountain (Black Mountain) 812 m, Mugga Mugga-(Mugga Mugga) 812 m, Red hill (Red Hill) 720 m3.

Across the plains several rivers and streams. The main river Molonglo (Molonglo) in 1964 was blocked by the dam, resulting in between the city centre and the Parliamentary triangle appeared artificial lake Burley Griffin Lake Burley Griffin), with a total area of 6.64 4 km2. In the North-West of the Australian capital territory, the river Molonglo flows into the Murrumbidgee river (Murrumbidgee). In Malongo empties into the river Queanbeyan (Queanbeyan), Murrumbidgee river, cotter (Cotter). In addition, in both rivers flow streams: Jerrabomberra (Jerrabomberra) and Yarralumla (Yarralumla Creek); and streams Ginninderra (Ginninderra) and Tukkeranong (Tuggeranong), blocked by dams, forming an artificial lake with the same name.
The new building of the Parliament of Australia on Capitol hill was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II on 9 may 1988. Canberra, March 2007
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The new building of the Parliament of Australia on Capitol hill was officially opened by Queen Elizabeth II on 9 may 1988. Canberra, March 2007
Museum of Australian democracy
Canberra is located in the area of the dry continental climate with hot summers and relatively cold winters. The average annual rainfall is 629 mm (average 108 rainy years in the year). The hottest month is January: maximum temperature from + 27 to + 35°C average daily temperature +13°C. The coldest month of winter – July: maximum temperature -11.2°C, the average daily temperature -0.2°C 5.

The city is located in the Northern part of the Australian capital territory, surrounded on all sides by the territory of New South Wales (New South Wales). 150 km to the East stretches the coast of the Tasman sea, Pacific ocean, 280 km to the North-East is Sydney, and 660 km South-West of Melbourne.
The official entrance to the residence of the Governor General, the representative of the monarch of great Britain in the astral plane. Canberra, October 2009
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The official entrance to the residence of the Governor General, the representative of the monarch of great Britain in the astral plane. Canberra, October 2009

Canberra – specially built for the functions of the capital city, the original plan for which was designed by the American architect Walter Burley Griffin in 19126. The Central part of the city consists of a ring structure, where the main avenues radiate like spokes of a wheel. The area outside the Central part was built without regard to the original plan.

Canberra is divided into 7 districts, each of which is divided into areas with its public and commercial centre: Central Canberra (Canberra Central) – 25 rayonov, Woden valley (Woden has attractive and practical Valley) – 12 districts, Belconnen (Belconnen) 25 districts, Weston Creek (Weston Creek) – 8 districts, Tukkeranong (Tuggeranong) – 18 districts, Gungahlin (Gungahlin) – 18 districts, Molonglo valley (Molonglo Valley) – 13 districts. The areas are usually named after the former Prime Ministers of Australia, famous Australians, the first settlers of Canberra, and is given by words derived from the language of the Australian aborigines.