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Australia Victoria
 

Victoria is located in Australia and is one of the states of the smallest continent of the world. The capital city of Victoria is Melbourne and also its largest city. Victoria is the most populated mainland state and the smallest. The most populated sate of Australia is the New South Wales. Before the settlement of Europeans in Victoria, there were around 30,000 Indigenous Australians living in the area. The first European who settled in Victoria began in farming in the 1830’s. When gold was discovered in Victoria, there have been immigrants from all over the world in search of gold. Main immigrants were from China and Ireland. Agriculture has a quite important place in Victoria, during 2003-2004 the agricultural production increased by seventeen percent. Half of Australia’s tobacco is grown in the state of Victoria. Ninety percent of the Australians pears are produced by the Victorian farms; other main vegetables are carrots, tomatoes, potatoes, asparagus and broccoli. Victoria is also the centre of dairy farming in the continent of Australia.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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