Western Australia Region
Western Australia (commonly abbreviated as WA) is a state of Australia, occupying the entire western third of the Australian continent. It is bordered by the Indian Ocean to the north and west, the Great Australian Bight and Indian Ocean to the south, the Northern Territory to the north-east and South Australia to the south-east. Western Australia is Australia’s largest state and the second largest subnational entity in the world. It has 2.2 million inhabitants (10% of the national total), 85% of whom live in the south-west corner of the state.
The state’s capital city is Perth. The people of Western Australia are sometimes referred to as sandgropers, the common name of an insect found on sand dunes around Perth
Western Australia is bounded by South Australia and the Northern Territory to the east, and the Indian Ocean to the west and north.
The total distance of the state’s eastern borders is 1,862 km , and there is 12,889 km of coastline. The total land area occupied by the state is 2.5 million km2.
The immense range of landscapes and climates in Western Australia means there is always plenty of sunshine, making it a perfect year-round Australian holiday destination.
It is a land has spectacular diversity where the deep reds of ancient interior rock formations difference with the sparkling blue of the Indian and Southern Oceans and the lush greenery of the stunning southern regions.
Western Australia is famous for its long days of sunshine, spotless blue skies and brilliant beaches
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