Australia

There is nowhere else quite like Australia, the only country that has a whole continent to itself. With an indigenous culture lasting over 65,000 years and truly global immigration from Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa, the continent is famous for its natural wonders, wide open spaces, beaches, deserts, "the bush", and "the ".
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is the Harbour City, and is the largest, oldest and most cosmopolitan city in Australia with an enviable reputation as one of the world's most beautiful and liveable cities. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is the second largest city and the cultural capital of Australia, with Victorian-era architecture, extensive shopping, museums, galleries, theatres, and large parks and gardens. Photo: Scott Cresswell, CC BY 2.0.

is the capital and largest city of . Photo: JJ Harrison, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is Australia's most populous state. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a state in northeastern Australia, famous for natural wonders, such as the , and . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the southernmost of the eastern mainland states of Australia. Photo: Fir0002, GFDL.

is Australia's largest state by land area, making up the western third of the continent. Photo: JarrahTree, CC0.

is a state of Australia in the south of the country between Western Australia… Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is an island state of Australia south east of the mainland. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The is a Federal Territory of Australia, occupying much of the centre of the mainland continent, as well as the Central Northern regions. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

was built to be the capital city of Australia in the Australian Capital Territory in the south-east of New South Wales. Photo: Kyle Taylor, CC BY 2.0.

Australia

Latitude of center
-25° or 25° south
Longitude of center
134° or 134° east
Population
20,600,000
Elevation
269 metres (883 feet)
Capital
Area
7,686,850 km² (2,967,909 miles²)
Currency
Dollar (AUD)
Phone code
61
Internet domain
.au
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424315584
Geo­Names ID
2077456
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Usṭralya
  • Abkhazian: Австралиа
  • Achinese: Australia
  • Adyghe: Аустралие
  • Afar: Avstraliya
  • Afrikaans: Australiese Gemenebe
  • Afrikaans: Australië
  • Akan: Ɔstrelia
  • Albanian: Australi
  • Albanian: Australia
  • Amharic: አውስትራልያ
  • Amharic: አውስትሬሊያ
  • Arabic: Australya
  • Arabic: أستراليا
  • Arabic: استراليا
  • Aragonese: Australia
  • Armenian: Ավստրալիա
  • Armenian: Աւստրալիա
  • Arpitan: Ôstralia
  • Arpitan: Ôstralie
  • Assamese: অষ্ট্ৰেলিয়া
  • Asturian: Australia
  • Atayal: Australia
  • Avaric: Australia
  • Aymara: Australla
  • Azerbaijani: Avstraliya
  • Balinese: Ostrali
  • Bambara: Ositirali
  • Bambara: Ostralia
  • Banjar: Australia
  • Bashkir: Австралия
  • Basque: Australia
  • Bavarian: Australien
  • Belarusian: Аўстралія
  • Bengali: অস্ট্রেলিয়া
  • Bengali: অস্ট্রেলিয়া
  • Bhojpuri: आस्ट्रेलिया
  • Bhojpuri: ऑस्ट्रेलिया
  • Bishnupriya: অস্ট্রেলিয়া
  • Bislama: Ostrelia
  • Bosnian: Australija
  • Brahui: Ásŧrelíá
  • Breton: Aostralia
  • Bulgarian: Австралия
  • Burmese: ဩစတြေးလျနိုင်ငံ
  • Burmese: ဩစတြေးလျှား
  • Catalan: Austràlia
  • Cebuano: Australia
  • Cebuano: Awstralya
  • Cebuano: Ostralya
  • Central Bikol: Australya
  • Central Kurdish: ئوسترالیا
  • Central Kurdish: ئۆسترالیا
  • Chavacano: Australia
  • Chechen: Австрали
  • Cherokee: ᎡᎳᏗᏜ
  • Cherokee: ᏒᎳᏗᏝ
  • Chinese: Ò-chiu
  • Chinese: 澳大利亚
  • Chinese: 澳大利亚联邦
  • Chinese: 澳大利亞
  • Chinese: 澳大利亞聯邦
  • Chinese: 澳州联邦
  • Chinese: 澳州聯邦
  • Chinese: 澳洲
  • Church Slavic: Аѵстралїꙗ
  • Chuvash: Австрали
  • Cornish: Ostrali
  • Corsican: Australia
  • Crimean Tatar: Avstraliya
  • Croatian: Australija
  • Czech: Australské společenství
  • Czech: Australský svaz
  • Czech: Austrálie
  • Danish: Australien
  • Danish: Down Under
  • Dhivehi: އޮސްޓަރުލިޔާ
  • Dimli (individual language): Australya
  • Dinka: Australia
  • Dotyali: अस्ट्रेलिया
  • Dutch: AU
  • Dutch: AUS
  • Dutch: Australie
  • Dutch: Australië
  • Dutch: Gemenebest Australië
  • Dzongkha: ཨས་ཊེཡེ་ལི་ཡ
  • Eastern Mari: Австралий
  • Eastern Mari: Австралий Ушем
  • Egyptian Arabic: اوستراليا
  • English: AU
  • English: AUS
  • English: Aussieland
  • English: British Colony of Australia
  • English: Commonwealth of Australia
  • English: Straya
  • English: au
  • English: 🇦🇺
  • Erzya: Австралия
  • Esperanto: Aŭstralio
  • Estonian: Austraalia
  • Estonian: Austraalia Ühendus
  • Ewe: Australia
  • Ewe: Australia nutome
  • Extremaduran: Austrália
  • Faroese: Avstralia
  • Fiji Hindi: Australia
  • Finnish: Australia
  • Finnish: Australian liittovaltio
  • Finnish: Australian yhteisö
  • French: AU
  • French: Austr.
  • French: Australie
  • French: le Commonwealth d’Australie
  • Friulian: Australie
  • Fulah: Ostaraalii
  • Fulah: Osterliya
  • Gagauz: Avstraliya
  • Galician: Australia
  • Gan Chinese: 澳大利亞
  • Ganda: Awusitureliya
  • Georgian: ავსტრალია
  • German: Australien
  • German: Commonwealth von Australien
  • Goan Konkani: Australia
  • Goan Konkani: ऑस्ट्रेलिया
  • Goan Konkani: ಆಸ್ಟ್ರೇಲಿಯ
  • Greek: Αυστραλία
  • Guarani: Autaralia
  • Guarani: Autarália
  • Guianese Creole French: Lostrali
  • Gujarati: ઑસ્ટ્રેલિયા
  • Haitian: Ostrali
  • Hakka Chinese: Au-chû
  • Hakka Chinese: Au-thai-li-â
  • Hausa: Asturaliya
  • Hausa: Au-chû
  • Hausa: Ostareliya
  • Hausa: ʻAukekulelia
  • Hawaiian: ‘Aukekulelia
  • Hebrew: אוסטרליה
  • Hindi: ऑस्ट्रेलिया
  • Hungarian: Ausztrália
  • Hungarian: Ausztrál Államszövetség
  • Icelandic: Ástralía
  • Ido: Australia
  • Igbo: Ostraliya
  • Iloko: Australia
  • Inari Sami: Australia
  • Indonesian: Australia
  • Indonesian: Persemakmuran Australia
  • Ingush: Астрали
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Australia
  • Interlingue: Australia
  • Inuktitut: ᐊᔅᑦᕌᓕᐊ
  • Irish: An Astráil
  • Italian: Australia
  • Jamaican Creole English: Aschrielia
  • Japanese: オーストラリア
  • Japanese: オーストラリア連邦
  • Japanese: 豪州
  • Javanese: Ostrali
  • Kabardian: Аустралиэ
  • Kabiyè: Ositraalii
  • Kabuverdianu: Austrália
  • Kabyle: Usṭralya
  • Kalaallisut: Australia
  • Kalmyk: Австралмудин Ниицән
  • Kannada: ಆಸ್ಟ್ರೇಲಿಯ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Avstraliya
  • Karachay-Balkar: Австралия
  • Kashubian: Aùstralëjô
  • Kazakh: Австралия
  • Kazakh: Австралия Одағы
  • Khmer: អូស្ត្រាលី
  • Kikuyu: Australia
  • Kinyarwanda: Ositaraliya
  • Kirghiz: Австралия
  • Komi: Австралия
  • Kongo: Australia
  • Korean: 오스트레일리아
  • Korean: 호주
  • Kotava: Australia
  • Kurdish: Awistralya
  • Kölsch: Australien
  • Ladin: Australia
  • Ladino: Australia
  • Ladino: Ostralya
  • Lao: Australia
  • Lao: ປະເທດອົດສະຕະຣາລີ
  • Lao: ປະເທດອົດສະຕາລີ
  • Lao: ອົອດສະຕາລີ
  • Latgalian: Australeja
  • Latin: Australia
  • Latvian: Austrālija
  • Lezghian: Австралия
  • Ligurian: Australia
  • Limburgan: Australië
  • Lingala: Ositáli
  • Lingala: Ostralía
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Australia
  • Literary Chinese: Australia
  • Literary Chinese: 澳大利亞
  • Literary Chinese: 澳大利亞國
  • Literary Chinese: 澳洲
  • Lithuanian: Australija
  • Livvi: Avstrualii
  • Lojban: sralygu'e
  • Lombard: Australia
  • Lombard: Aüstralia
  • Low German: Australi'je
  • Low German: Australien
  • Low German: Australië
  • Lower Sorbian: Awstralska
  • Luba-Katanga: Ositali
  • Luxembourgish: Australien
  • Macedo-Romanian: Australia
  • Macedonian: Австралија
  • Madurese: Australia
  • Maithili: अस्ट्रेलिया
  • Malagasy: Aostralia
  • Malay: Australia
  • Malay: Komanwel Australia
  • Malayalam: ഓസ്ട്രേലിയ
  • Maltese: Awstralja
  • Maltese: Commonwealth tal-Awstralja
  • Manx: Yn Austrail
  • Maori: Ahitereiria
  • Maori: Te Pāpaka-a-Māui
  • Maori: Ò-tāi-lī-a
  • Marathi: ऑस्ट्रेलिया
  • Mazanderani: استرالیا
  • Min Dong Chinese: Ó̤-ciŭ
  • Min Dong Chinese: Ó̤-dâi-lé-ā
  • Min Nan Chinese: Australia
  • Min Nan Chinese: Hô-chiu
  • Min Nan Chinese: Hô-thài-la̍t-lī
  • Min Nan Chinese: O͘-sú-to-lá-lí-ah
  • Min Nan Chinese: Ò-chiu
  • Min Nan Chinese: Ò-chiu Liân-pang
  • Min Nan Chinese: Ò-tāi-lī-a
  • Minangkabau: Australia
  • Mingrelian: ავსტრალია
  • Mirandese: Oustrália
  • Moksha: Австралие
  • Mongolian: Австрали
  • Moroccan Arabic: ؤستراليا
  • Moroccan Arabic: ؤسطراليا
  • Narom: Australie
  • Nauru: Australia
  • Nauru: Otereiriya
  • Navajo: Nahatʼeʼiitsoh Bikéyah
  • Neapolitan: Australia
  • Nepali: अष्ट्रेलिया
  • Nepali: अस्ट्रेलिया
  • Nepali: अस्त्रेलिया
  • Newari: अस्ट्रेलिया
  • Newari: अस्त्रेलिया
  • North Ndebele: Australia
  • Northern Frisian: Austraalien
  • Northern Sami: Australia
  • Northern Sami: Australia stáhtaidovttastupmi
  • Northern Sami: Austrália
  • Northern Sami: Austrália stáhtaidovttastupmi
  • Norwegian: Australia
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Australia
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Australia
  • Novial: Australia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Australia
  • Occitan (post 1500): Austràlia
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܐܘܣܛܪܠܝܐ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Australia
  • Oriya: ଅଷ୍ଟ୍ରେଲିଆ
  • Oromo: Awustireliyaa
  • Ossetian: Австрали
  • Pali: आस्ट्रेलिया
  • Pampanga: Australia
  • Pampanga: Australya
  • Pampanga: Awstralya
  • Panjabi: ਆਸਟਰੇਲੀਆ
  • Panjabi: ਆਸਟ੍ਰੇਲੀਆ
  • Papiamento: Australia
  • Pedi: Australia
  • Pennsylvania German: Australie
  • Persian: استرالیا
  • Picard: Australie
  • Piemontese: Australia
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Ostrielya
  • Polish: Australia
  • Pontic: Αυστραλία
  • Portuguese: Austrália
  • Pushto: آسټراليا
  • Pushto: اسټرالیا
  • Quechua: Awstralya
  • Romanian: Australia
  • Romanian: Uniunea Australiei
  • Romanian: Țara de la Antipozi
  • Romanian: Țara de la antipozi
  • Romansh: Australia
  • Rundi: Australiya
  • Rundi: Ositaraliya
  • Russia Buriat: Австрали
  • Russian: Австралийский Союз
  • Russian: Австралийский союз
  • Russian: Австралия
  • Rusyn: Австральскый Союз
  • Rusyn: Австралія
  • Sakizaya: Australia
  • Samoan: Ausetalia
  • Samogitian: Australėjė
  • Sango: Ostralïi, Sotralïi
  • Sango: Ostralïi
  • Sanskrit: आस्ट्रेलिया
  • Santali: ᱚᱥᱴᱨᱮᱞᱤᱭᱟ
  • Sardinian: Australia
  • Saterfriesisch: Australien
  • Scots: Austrailae
  • Scots: Austrailie
  • Scots: Australie
  • Scottish Gaelic: Astràilia
  • Serbian: Australija
  • Serbian: Аустралија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Australien
  • Serbo-Croatian: Australija
  • Shan: မိူင်းဢေႃႉသထရေးလီးယႃး
  • Shona: Australia
  • Sicilian: Australia
  • Silesian: Australijo
  • Sindhi: آسٽريليا
  • Sinhala: ඕස්ට්‍රේලියාව
  • Skolt Sami: Australia
  • Skolt Sami: Australia õutstõs
  • Slovak: Austrália
  • Slovenian: Avstralija
  • Somali: Australia
  • Somali: Awstaraaliya
  • South Azerbaijani: استرالیا
  • South Azerbaijani: اوسترالیا
  • Southern Sotho: Australia
  • Spanish: Australia
  • Spanish: Mancomunidad de Australia
  • Sundanese: Australia
  • Swahili: Australia
  • Swedish: Australia
  • Swedish: Australien
  • Swedish: Australiska statsförbundet
  • Swedish: Samväldet Australien
  • Swiss German: Australie
  • Tagalog: Australia
  • Tagalog: Australya
  • Tagalog: Awstralya
  • Tahitian: Autereraria
  • Tahitian: Auterāria
  • Tajik: Австралия
  • Tamil: அவுத்திரேலியா
  • Tamil: அவுஸ்திரேலியா
  • Tamil: ஆத்திரேலியா
  • Tamil: ஆஸ்திரேலியா
  • Tatar: Австралия
  • Tatar: Аустралия
  • Telugu: ఆస్ట్రేలియా
  • Tetum: Austrália
  • Thai: ประเทศออสเตรเลีย
  • Thai: ออสเตรเลีย
  • Tibetan: ཨསྟྲེ་ལི་ཡ།
  • Tibetan: ཨོ་སེ་ཐེ་ལི་ཡ།
  • Tigrinya: አውስትሬሊያ
  • Tigrinya: ኣውስትራሊያ
  • Tok Pisin: Ostrelia
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): ʻAositelēlia
  • Tosk Albanian: Australien
  • Tulu: ಆಸ್ಟೇಲಿಯಾ
  • Tumbuka: Australia
  • Tunisian Arabic: أستراليا
  • Turkish: Avustralya
  • Turkmen: Awstraliýa
  • Tuvinian: Австралия
  • Twi: Australia
  • Udmurt: Австралия
  • Uighur: ئاۋستىرالىيە
  • Ukrainian: Австралійський Союз
  • Ukrainian: Австралійський союз
  • Ukrainian: Австралія
  • Upper Sorbian: Awstralska
  • Urdu: آسٹریلیا
  • Uzbek: Avstraliya
  • Venetian: Austrałia
  • Venetian: Austràlia
  • Veps: Avstralii
  • Vietnamese: Australia (Úc)
  • Vietnamese: Australia
  • Vietnamese: Úc
  • Vietnamese: Úc Châu
  • Vietnamese: Úc Đại Lợi
  • Vlaams: Australië
  • Volapük: Laustralän
  • Võro: Austraalia
  • Walloon: Ostraleye
  • Waray (Philippines): Australya
  • Welsh: Awstralia
  • Western Armenian: Աւստրալիա
  • Western Balochi: استرالیا
  • Western Frisian: Austraalje
  • Western Mari: Австрали
  • Western Panjabi: آسٹریلیا
  • Western Panjabi: اسٹریلیا
  • Wolof: Óstraali
  • Wu Chinese: 澳大利亚
  • Yakut: Аустралиа
  • Yiddish: אויסטראליע
  • Yiddish: אױסטראַליע
  • Yoruba: Austrálíà
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Ástràlìá
  • Yue Chinese: Australia
  • Yue Chinese: Commonwealth of Australia
  • Yue Chinese: Terra australis incognita
  • Yue Chinese: 澳大利亞
  • Yue Chinese: 澳大利亞聯邦
  • Yue Chinese: 澳洲
  • Zeeuws: Australië
  • Zhuang: Audaihleihya
  • Zhuang: Audaliya
  • Zulu: I-Ostreliya
  • Zulu: i-Australia
  • Austràglia

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