Western Australia is the largest state in Australia, occupying the western third of the continent. It is larger in size than western Europe. The large majority of the 2 million inhabitants live in the southwestern part of the state, in or close to Perth, the capital and the most isolated city of this size anywhere in the world.
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Perth is the capital and largest city of Western Australia.
Kununurra is a small town built on big dreams. In a remote corner of the vast Kimberley region of Western …
Albany is a port city on the south coast of Western Australia, 400 km south of Perth, the state capital.
The northernmost region of Western Australia is called the Kimberley.
South West is a region of Western Australia. Chosen by Lonely Planet as one of the world's Top 10 Regions in 2010, The South West offers some of the most varied travel experiences in Western Australia.
The Gascoyne region is more than 136,000 square kilometres large and located in the extreme western coastal region of Western Australia.
Wheatbelt is a region of Western Australia Many visitors can choose to drive hastily through the Wheatbelt region from Perth to the Goldfields and the Nullarbor or vice versa, but this region has a range of highlights of its own.
The diverse Mid West region covers almost 470,000 square kilometres of central Western Australia.
The Pilbara region covers more than 505,000 square kilometres of Western Australia.
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Other Names for Western Australia
- English: West Australia, West Coast, Western Australia
- French: Australie-Occidentale
- Portuguese: Austrália Ocidental
- Russian: Западная Австралия, Штат Западная Австралия
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