Much of Oceania's land mass is desert, but there are also very lush areas. Oceania has some very unique animal life for such a small continent. Some examples are the Koala Bear (which is not really a bear, but a marsupial), the platypus, and the Kangaroo.
Countries of OceaniaLearn more about the countries from the continent of Oceania. Get all sorts of information on each Oceania country including a map, a picture of the flag, population, and much more. Select the country below for more information:
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Fun Facts about Oceania:Much of Oceania is sparsely populated and there are more sheep in Oceania than people.
Australia was first settled by Europeans as a penal colony or prison colony.
The name Australia means "land of the south".
There are less people that live in Australia than in the US state of Texas.
Oceania is located in the southern hemisphere. This means that its winter is during June, July, and August and its summer during the months of December, January, and February.
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