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Complete details about Australia in Oceania with capital city Canberra

Country NameAustralia (Australia)
Country CodeAUS
Capital CityCanberra
ContinentOceania
RegionAustralia and New Zealand
Independence Year1901
Population18886000
Surface Area7741220.0
Life Expectancy79.8 years
GNP351182.0 (old 392911.0)
Government FormConstitutional Monarchy, Federation

Spoken Languages

Arabic     (1.0%)
Canton Chinese     (1.1%)
English [official]     (81.2%)
German     (0.6%)
Greek     (1.6%)
Italian     (2.2%)
Serbo-Croatian     (0.6%)
Vietnamese     (0.8%)

Major Cities

Sydney, New South Wales     (population 3276207)
Melbourne, Victoria     (population 2865329)
Brisbane, Queensland     (population 1291117)
Perth, West Australia     (population 1096829)
Adelaide, South Australia     (population 978100)
Canberra, Capital Region     (population 322723)
Gold Coast, Queensland     (population 311932)
Newcastle, New South Wales     (population 270324)
Central Coast, New South Wales     (population 227657)
Wollongong, New South Wales     (population 219761)
Hobart, Tasmania     (population 126118)
Geelong, Victoria     (population 125382)
Townsville, Queensland     (population 109914)
Cairns, Queensland     (population 92273)

Australia's most recent News and Stories

Australia Tweets

From @evilscootus on Fri Nov 24 02:43:32 EST 2017 Right, after Day 2 I have Australia just slightly edging things. Woakes and Ball somewhat disappointing in that fin? https://t.co/QDA06wkhtD
From @caitlinabx on Fri Nov 24 02:43:32 EST 2017 Caitlin, Western Australia #SmallzyXHarry
From @AllsoftGR on Fri Nov 24 02:43:31 EST 2017 "Migrants Cleared From Manus Camp, and a New Phase Begins" by DAMIEN CAVE via NYT The New York Times https://t.co/vBeBBGKJrZ
From @cupcake_lover38 on Fri Nov 24 02:43:30 EST 2017 RT @Smallzy: LIMITED EDITION @Harry_Styles AUSTRALIA MERCH. Want it. Tweet #SmallzyXHarry + name + state https://t.co/98f0IyhgTU
From @lilredboots on Fri Nov 24 02:43:29 EST 2017 RT @guardian: Behrouz Boochani exposed Australia's evil on Manus. The shame will outlive us all | Richard Flanagan https://t.co/6JJ03m0hpU
From @Jillwrite on Fri Nov 24 02:43:29 EST 2017 RT @TKoutsantonisMP: All the states have not agreed. South Australia voted against work being conducted on the NEG unless it was done in co?
From @cindyhaprr on Fri Nov 24 02:43:27 EST 2017 RT @ime__au: [VIXX SHANGRI-LA IN AUSTRALIA 2017] HongBin wants to see all of you Australian Starlights on 27th and 29th Nov for VIXX Shan?
From @pressshare on Fri Nov 24 02:43:27 EST 2017 "Migrants Cleared From Manus Camp, and a New Phase Begins" by DAMIEN CAVE via NYT https://t.co/mbW7fUsTst
From @owen_g on Fri Nov 24 02:43:26 EST 2017 Australia end the day on 165-4 in reply to England?s 302 all out. All to play for. https://t.co/ptQ4zjPEK7
From @thinknbewealthy on Fri Nov 24 02:43:25 EST 2017 "Migrants Cleared From Manus Camp, and a New Phase Begins" by DAMIEN CAVE The New York Times https://t.co/7mJj3CdZ3S
From @NZ_dc on Fri Nov 24 02:43:24 EST 2017 RT @ZazaiWalid: How @PeterDutton_MP moved us from the detention centre into new centres in town, which are still under construction. Thank?
From @SallyGimson on Fri Nov 24 02:43:24 EST 2017 RT @philippesands: "The shame will outlive us all" - if you read anything today, read Richard Flanagan on #BehrouzBoochani and #ManusIsland?
From @africanyak55 on Fri Nov 24 02:43:23 EST 2017 RT @MargeryCass: Come on, Australia! Since when do we kill dogs?? #ManusSOS https://t.co/k6lxYLMsvq
From @paulinechan199 on Fri Nov 24 02:43:23 EST 2017 RT @Smallzy: LIMITED EDITION @Harry_Styles AUSTRALIA MERCH. Want it. Tweet #SmallzyXHarry + name + state https://t.co/98f0IyhgTU
From @Im_Shubh007 on Fri Nov 24 02:43:22 EST 2017 RT @avarakai: Underground banking system. One of the key pointers for Shanghai Oligarchy, is being breached. Brick by brick. Note: these ar?