Wastren Australie

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Wastren Australie
Flag of Western Australia.svg Coat of arms of Western Australia.svg
Flag Coat o airms
Slogan or elk-name The Wildflower State; The Golden State
Map o Australie wi Wastren Australie hielichtit
Ither Australie states an territories
Coordinates 26°S 121°E / 26°S 121°E / -26; 121Coordinates: 26°S 121°E / 26°S 121°E / -26; 121
Caipital ceety Perth
Demonym Western Australian, West Australian, Sandgroper (colloquial)
Government Constitutional monarchy
 • Govrenor Kerry Sanderson
 • Premier Colin Barnett (LP)
Australie state  
 • Established (as the Swan River Colony) 2 Mey 1829
 • Responsible govrenment 21 October 1890
 • Federation 1 Januar 1901
 • Australie Act 3 Mairch 1986
Aurie  
 • Total 2,645,615 km² (1st)
1,021,478 sq mi
 • Laund 2,529,875 km²
976,790 sq mi
 • Watter 115,740 km² (4.37%)
44,687 sq mi
Population
(Mar 2016)[1]
 
 • Population 2,613,700 (4th)
 • Densitie 0.99/km² (7t)
2.6 /sq mi
Elevation  
 • Heichest point Mount Meharry
1,249 m (4,098 ft)
Gross state product
(2014-15)
 
 • Product ($m) $214,230[2] (4th)
 • Product per caipita $82,140 (1st)
Time zone(s) UTC+8 (AWST)
Federal representation  
 • Hoose seats 16/150
 • Senate seats 12/76
Abbreviations  
 • Postal WA
 • ISO 3166-2 AU-WA
Emblems  
 • Floral Reid-an-green or Mangles kangaroo paw
(Anigozanthos manglesii)
 • Ainimal Numbat
(Myrmecobius fasciatus)
 • Bird Black swan
(Cygnus atratus)
 • Fish Whaul shairk
 • Fossil Gogo fish
(Mcnamaraspis kaprios)
 • Colours Black an gowd
Wabsteid www.wa.gov.au

Wastren Australie is a state o Australie, occupeein the entire wastren third o the Australie continent. Australie's lairgest state an the seicont lairgest subnaitional entity in the warld, it haes 2.2 million inhabitants (10% o the naitional total), 85% o wham live in the sooth-wast corner o the state.

The state's caipital ceety is Perth. The fowk o Wastren Australie are colloquially referred tae as sandgropers, the common name o an insect foond on sand dunes aroond Perth.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "3101.0 – Australian Demographic Statistics, Mar 2016". Australian Bureau of Statistics. 22 September 2016. Retrieved 6 October 2016. 
  2. "Australian National Accounts: State Accounts, 2012–13". Australian Bureau of Statistics. 28 November 2013. Retrieved 21 December 2013.