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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 @juney_m on Sat Jan 19 16:02:20 EST 2019 RT @SirThomasWynne: * HELLO AUSTRALIA * PLEASE READ THIS IF YOU HAVE TIME. * THANK YOU AUSTRALIA * https://t.co/P78fl8d3bh
From @IC3FOXX_ on Sat Jan 19 16:02:19 EST 2019 @BrigitteLucario I was gonna put Australia and Oceania but it wouldn?t fit...
From @DeepeshSavant on Sat Jan 19 16:02:17 EST 2019 RT @timesnowsports: .@WWE @HeymanHustle cheeky tweet after @msdhoni heroic knock against Australia takes internet by storm READ: https://t?
From @blockchainflux on Sat Jan 19 16:02:17 EST 2019 RT @CryptoStratz: Watch as a man receives his first Bitcoins at our local BCH meetup. The power of #BitcoinCash is demonstrated as @rogerkv?
From @karenvanlinden on Sat Jan 19 16:02:14 EST 2019 RT @Strange_Sounds: Extreme temperature contrast on January 18, 2019: +48.3°C (118.9°F) in Tibooburr (Australia) and -57.5°C (-71.5°F) in D?
From @mbinluv on Sat Jan 19 16:02:14 EST 2019 RT @straykids_hp: [INFO] 190119 ?METAS DE STRAY KIDS PARA ESTE 2019 ?UNVEIL Berlín, Nueva York, Japón, Australia, Los Ángeles y Sudaméri?
From @kibumwoo on Sat Jan 19 16:02:12 EST 2019 RT @VistaEarth: Queensland, Australia ?? https://t.co/jlYMUxng1k
From @monark_lima on Sat Jan 19 16:02:11 EST 2019 RT @framepht: Queensland, Australia https://t.co/QFBJudZPO6
From @a_simaoo on Sat Jan 19 16:02:10 EST 2019 RT @VistaEarth: Queensland, Australia ?? https://t.co/jlYMUxng1k
From @krONik on Sat Jan 19 16:02:10 EST 2019 ?You just don?t stand out in the sun though. That would be stupid.? #GlobalWarming #AUSpol https://t.co/bKC8kGNq9N
From @bradhooperarch on Sat Jan 19 16:02:09 EST 2019 RT @beckclk27: Thoroughly recommend this book as an insight to Australia of a few decades ago and a reminder that change is possible. http?
From @CaraotaDigital on Sat Jan 19 16:02:08 EST 2019 Seguridad no creyó en cuentos y detuvo a Federer por falta de credencial `' https://t.co/0S3wMtPpAt
From @reetontime on Sat Jan 19 16:02:06 EST 2019 RT @RedHotSquirrel: Australia Canada Ghana India Kenya Malaysia New Zealand Pakistan Singapore South Africa Sri Lanka All countries in the?
From @korviugn on Sat Jan 19 16:02:05 EST 2019 RT @simondonner: Australia has to keep adding colours to its temperature maps. Pretty soon it'll just be a flame emoji. https://t.co/F38kB7?