Oceania

Oceania is a vast, arbitrarily defined expanse of the world where the Pacific Ocean – rather than land borders – connects the nations. It is home to glistening white beaches, coconut palms swaying in the breeze, beautiful coral reefs, and rugged volcanic islands rising out of the blue ocean.

Popular Destinations

is the Harbour City, and is the largest, oldest and most cosmopolitan city in 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 , with Victorian-era architecture, extensive shopping, museums, galleries, theatres, and large parks and gardens. Photo: Scott Cresswell, CC BY 2.0.

There is nowhere else quite like , the only country that has a whole continent to itself. Photo: Tiimta, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is one of the most beautiful countries in the world, a country of stunning and diverse… Photo: Inkey, Public domain.

Destinations

is a subregion of Oceania, made up of more than 1,000 scattered over the central and southern Pacific Ocean. Photo: Jnarboux, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a subregion of Oceania in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. Photo: alexkehr, CC BY 2.0.

, in northwest Oceania, is the home of tropical and subtropical islands in the Pacific Ocean. Photo: hazara, CC BY 2.0.

The Independent State of comprises the eastern part of the world's largest and highest tropical island, , together with many smaller offshore islands. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Oceania

Latitude of center
-20° or 20° south
Longitude of center
137° or 137° east
Population
36,000,000
Open­Street­Map ID
node 249399679
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Tukyanust
  • Achinese: Oseania
  • Adyghe: Океание
  • Afar: Okeaniya
  • Afrikaans: Oseanië
  • Akan: Ohyinia
  • Albanian: Oqeania
  • Amharic: ኦሺያኒያ
  • Arabic: Oceania
  • Arabic: أوقيانوسيا
  • Aragonese: Oceanía
  • Armenian: Օվկիանիա
  • Arpitan: Ocèanie
  • Assamese: ওচেনিয়া
  • Asturian: Oceanía
  • Avaric: Oceania
  • Azerbaijani: Okeaniya
  • Balinese: Oséania
  • Bambara: Oseania
  • Banjar: Oseania
  • Bashkir: Океания
  • Basque: Ozeania
  • Belarusian: Акіянія
  • Bengali: ওশেনিয়া
  • Bhojpuri: ओशेनिया
  • Bislama: Oceania
  • Bosnian: Okeanija
  • Brahui: Oşaníá
  • Breton: Okeania
  • Bulgarian: Океания
  • Burmese: အိုရှန်းနီးယား
  • Catalan: Oceania
  • Cebuano: Oseyaniya
  • Central Bikol: Oceanya
  • Central Kurdish: ئۆقیانووسیا
  • Chechen: Океани
  • Chinese: Tāi-iûⁿ-chiu
  • Chinese: 大洋洲
  • Chuvash: Океани
  • Cornish: Oceania
  • Corsican: Uceania
  • Crimean Tatar: Avstraliya ve Okeaniya
  • Crimean Tatar: Okeaniya
  • Croatian: Oceanija
  • Czech: Oceánie
  • Danish: Oceanien
  • Dimli (individual language): Okyanusya
  • Dinka: Oceania
  • Dotyali: ओशिनिया
  • Dutch: Oceanië
  • Eastern Mari: Океаний
  • Egyptian Arabic: اوشيانيا
  • English: Insular Oceania
  • English: insular Oceania
  • Esperanto: Oceanio
  • Estonian: Okeaania
  • Extremaduran: Oceania
  • Faroese: Kyrrahavsoyggjarnar
  • Faroese: Osiania
  • Fiji Hindi: Oceania
  • Finnish: Oceania
  • Finnish: Oseania
  • French: Océanie
  • Friulian: Oceanie
  • Fulah: Oseyaaniya
  • Gagauz: Okeaniya
  • Galician: Oceanía
  • Galician: اؤقیانۊسیه
  • Gan Chinese: 大洋洲
  • Georgian: ოკეანეთი
  • German: Ozeanien
  • Gilaki: اوقیانوسیه
  • Gothic: 𐍉𐌺𐌴𐌰𐌽𐌹𐌰
  • Greek: Ωκεανία
  • Guarani: Oseania
  • Guarani: Oseanía
  • Guianese Creole French: Loséyanni
  • Haitian: Oseyani
  • Hakka Chinese: Thai-yòng-chû
  • Hausa: Osheniya
  • Hausa: Thai-yòng-chû
  • Hebrew: אוקיאניה
  • Hindi: ओशिआनिया
  • Hungarian: Csendes-óceáni térség
  • Hungarian: Óceánia
  • Icelandic: Eyjaálfa
  • Ido: Oceania
  • Iloko: Oceania
  • Inari Sami: Oseania
  • Indonesian: Oseania
  • Ingush: Океани
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Oceania
  • Interlingue: Oceania
  • Inuktitut: ᐅᓯᐋᓂᐊ
  • Irish: An Aigéine
  • Italian: Oceania
  • Jamaican Creole English: Uoshania
  • Japanese: オセアニア
  • Japanese: 大洋州
  • Javanese: Oséania
  • Kabardian: Хы ТӀыгуей
  • Kabiyè: Oseyanii tɛtʋ wandamm
  • Kabyle: Tukyanust
  • Kalaallisut: Oceania
  • Kannada: ಒಷ್ಯಾನಿಯ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Okeaniya
  • Karachay-Balkar: Океания
  • Kazakh: Океания
  • Khmer: អូសេអានី
  • Kinyarwanda: Oseyaniya
  • Kirghiz: Океания
  • Komi-Permyak: Океания
  • Korean: 오세아니아
  • Kotava: Oceania
  • Kurdish: Okyanûsya
  • Ladin: Oceania
  • Ladin: Ozeania
  • Ladino: Oseania
  • Lao: Oceania
  • Lao: ໂອເຊອານີ
  • Latin: Oceania
  • Latvian: Okeānija
  • Lezghian: Океания
  • Ligurian: Oçeania
  • Limburgan: Oceanië
  • Lingala: Oseanía
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Oseania
  • Literary Chinese: 大洋洲
  • Lithuanian: Okeanija
  • Livvi: Okeanii
  • Lojban: poltu'a
  • Lombard: Uceania
  • Low German: Ozeanien
  • Lower Sorbian: Oceanija
  • Luxembourgish: Ozeanien
  • Macedo-Romanian: Oceania
  • Macedonian: Океанија
  • Maithili: ओशिनिया
  • Malagasy: Oseania
  • Malagasy: Ôseania
  • Malay: Oceania
  • Malayalam: ഓഷ്യാനിയ
  • Maltese: Oċeanja
  • Maori: Ao-o-Kiwa
  • Marathi: ओशनिया
  • Mazanderani: اقیانوسیه
  • Min Dong Chinese: Dâi-iòng-ciŭ
  • Min Nan Chinese: Oceania
  • Min Nan Chinese: Tāi-iûⁿ-chiu
  • Minangkabau: Oseania
  • Mingrelian: ოკიანეთი
  • Mirandese: Ouceanie
  • Mongolian: Австрали ба далайн орнууд
  • Mongolian: Далайн орнууд
  • Moroccan Arabic: أوقيانوسيا
  • Narom: Ochéannie
  • Neapolitan: Oceania
  • Nepali: ओसिनिया
  • Nepali: ओसेनिया
  • Newari: ओसेनिया
  • Northern Frisian: Oseåånien
  • Northern Sami: Oseania
  • Norwegian: Oseania
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Oseania
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Oseania
  • Novial: Oseania
  • Occitan (post 1500): Oceania
  • Oriya: ଓସେନିଆ
  • Ossetian: Океани
  • Panjabi: ਓਸ਼ੇਨੀਆ
  • Pedi: Oceania
  • Persian: اقیانوسیه
  • Picard: Ochéanie
  • Piemontese: Osseania
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Oceania
  • Polish: Oceania
  • Pontic: Ωκεανίαν
  • Portuguese: Novíssimo Mundo
  • Portuguese: Oceania
  • Portuguese: Oceânia
  • Pushto: اقيانوسيه
  • Quechua: Usiyanya
  • Romanian: Oceania
  • Romansh: Oceania
  • Russia Buriat: Океани
  • Russian: Океания
  • Rusyn: Океанія
  • Samoan: Oceania
  • Samoan: Oseania
  • Samogitian: Okeanėjė
  • Sanskrit: ओशीनिया
  • Sardinian: Otzeània
  • Saterfriesisch: Ozeanien
  • Scots: Oceanie
  • Scottish Gaelic: Roinn a' Chuain Shèimh
  • Serbian: Океанија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Oceanija
  • Shan: ဢူဝ်းသီးၼီးယႃး
  • Shona: Oceania
  • Sicilian: Oceania
  • Sicilian: Ociania
  • Silesian: Ôceanijŏ
  • Sindhi: اوشينيا
  • Sindhi: اوقيانوسيا
  • Skolt Sami: Oseania
  • Slovak: Oceánia
  • Slovenian: Oceanija
  • Somali: Ooshiyaaniya
  • South Azerbaijani: اوقیانوسیه
  • Spanish: Oceania
  • Spanish: Oceanía
  • Sranan Tongo: Oseyaniya
  • Sundanese: Oséania
  • Swahili: Australia na Pasifiki
  • Swedish: Oceanien
  • Swiss German: Ozeanie
  • Tagalog: Oceania
  • Tagalog: Oseaniya
  • Tahitian: Oteania
  • Tajik: Уқёнусия
  • Tamil: ஓசியானியா
  • Tatar: Okeanlıq
  • Tatar: Океанлык
  • Telugu: ఓషియానియా
  • Tetum: Oseánia
  • Thai: โอเชียเนีย
  • Tibetan: རྒྱ་མཚོ་ཆེན་པོའི་གླིང་ཆེན།
  • Tok Pisin: Osenia
  • Tosk Albanian: Ozeanien
  • Tsonga: Oxiyeniya
  • Tulu: ಒಷ್ಯಾನಿಯ
  • Turkish: Okyanusya
  • Turkmen: Okeaniýa
  • Uighur: ئوكيانىيە
  • Ukrainian: Океанія
  • Upper Sorbian: Oceanija
  • Urdu: اوقیانوسیہ
  • Uzbek: Okeaniya
  • Venetian: Oceania
  • Venetian: Oseània
  • Veps: Okeanii
  • Veps: Valdmerimad
  • Vietnamese: Châu Đại Dương
  • Vlaams: Oceanië
  • Volapük: Seanop
  • Võro: Okõaania
  • Waray (Philippines): Oceania
  • Welsh: Oceania
  • Western Frisian: Oseaanje
  • Western Mari: Океани
  • Western Panjabi: اوشیانا
  • Wolof: Oseyaani
  • Wu Chinese: 大洋洲
  • Xhosa: Oceania
  • Yakut: Океания
  • Yiddish: אקעאניע
  • Yoruba: Oṣéáníà
  • Yue Chinese: 大洋洲
  • Zeeuws: Oceanië
  • Zhuang: Dayangzcouh
  • Zulu: I-Osheaniya
  • Osheania
  • Океаниэ
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