Western Australia

Western Australia

Despite its immense size as the country’s largest state, Western Australia is notable for its comparatively sparse population. The vast bulk of the state’s population live in its only major city Perth, itself one of the most isolated metropolises on the planet. European settlers began to colonise the state long after the continent’s initial discovery in 1826 due to its vast distance from the southeast corner where initial contact was made. The state’s economy is primarily supported by the natural minerals industry although the agricultural industry is also very important. Western Australia, despite its vast distance from the country’s other major centres has become an increasingly popular tourism destination, mainly due to its picturesque beaches.

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