11 Fascinating Facts About “Aussies” You Will Be Surprised to Hear

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It’s never late to learn! Find out which interesting facts you haven’t known about the great country Australia and its population.

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Australia is a New Greece

Except for Athens, the largest Greek population in the world can be found in most of Australia cities.

Source: abc.net.au

Australian Football is Marngrook

It’s believed that Australian Football was inspired by aboriginal game Mangrook. The Indigenous Australians were playing this game during various celebrations.

Most of the time, the team included up to 50 players.

Source: abs.com.au

Would you like to wear sheepskin?

Uggs, or Ugg boots, are the shoes designed by Australians and is called “ ugly boots”.

The idea was to turn inside sheepskin and you got a boot.

Source: zappos.com

Blackjack on the rocks, please

You will be surprised, but over 80% of Australian are gamblers! The country is marked with the highest rate of gambling in the world.

Source: betbubbles.com

A lot of famous actors are from Australia

Did you know some of your beloved actors are Aussies? For instance, Hugh Jackman, Margot Robbie, Nicole Kidman, Chris Hemsworth, Kylie Minogue.

Musical band AC/DC also has Australian roots.

Check out Margot Robbie vs Chris Hemsworth Battle of the Best Aussie:

A loooot of cows

Anna Creek Station located in South Australia is the largest cattle station in the world with over 35,000 square kilometres area.

Source: beefcentral.com

Oh, God! They eat those cuties!

Heartbreaking, but true: you can easily buy some kangaroo meat in the supermarket. It’s even considered to be healthier meat than beef.

Source: petful.com

Much respect for English people

Aussies call English people “Pome”, which is short for Prisoners of Mother England. Why? Who knows!

The word “pome” is also derived from Latin word and means “fruit”, but we don’t know how that can be related to the topic.

Source: independent.co.uk

“Don’t want to leave this Wonderland!”

About 80 tourists overstay time stated in their visas every week.

Source: forevertravel.com.my

The secret of Australian coat of arms

The reason why kangaroo and emu are on the Australian coat of arms is that both those animals cannot walk backward, and this fact supports Australian motto, “Advance Australia”.

Source: wikimedia.org

Beautiful danger

One of the species of jellyfish is responsible for more deaths in Australia than crocodiles, venomous snakes, and sharks.

Source: nationalgeographic.com

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