Oceania

oceania countries

The name Oceana is a Greek baby name. In Greek, the meaning of the name Oceana is Form of Oceanus. In Greek mythology, Oceanus was a Titan father of rivers and water nymphs.Countries in Oceania that make up the continental area are typically considered Micronesia, Fiji, Australia, New Zealand, and all of Polynesia, as well as New Caledonia, the Soloman Islands, New Guinea, Vanuatu,  the Maluku Islands and Papua. Some parts of the Philippines are also considered part of Oceania

The term Oceania is often used to denote the region encompassing the Australian continent and various islands in the Pacific Ocean that are not included in the seven-continent model. Oceania is a region made up of thousands of islands throughout the Central and South Pacific Ocean. It includes Australia, the smallest continent in terms of total land area.It stretches out over the Pacific and part of South East Asia, covering Australasia, Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia.

Places to visit in Oceania are a home of glistening white beaches, coconut palms swaying in the breeze, beautiful coral reefs, and rugged volcanic islands rising out of the blue ocean. Its diverse nations have both some of the world’s most cosmopolitan and internationalized cities such as Melbourne, and some of its most remote and culturally isolated villages.

Countries in Oceania
Countries in Oceania

Famous places in Oceania are some stunningly beautiful islands (Samoa, Cook Islands, French Polynesia), fascinating cultures and festivals, wonderful diving and totally deserted beaches.

Sweet potato is a very important crop and is found in most parts of Oceania. Kava is a drink produced from the roots of a plant related to the pepper plant and found mainly in Polynesia as well as Fiji and Vanuatu. Traditionally it is prepared by chewing, grinding or pounding the roots of the kava plants. Pounding is done in a large stone with a small log. The product is then added to cold water and consumed as quickly as possible. Invariably as part of a group of people sitting around and sharing the cup to make a happy bond. 

 

OCEANIA  COUNTRIES

 

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TOP EXPERIENCES

 

 

LANGUAGES

English is the main languages along with other regional languages.

 

EXPLORE

  • Diving throughout Oceania, for coral and tropical fish
  • Sail in Tonga popular destination for yachts crossing the Pacific.
  • Skiing and snow sports in New South Wales
  • Try Kava drink produced from the roots of a plant related to the pepper plant.

 

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