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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 @anshul_chavhan on Thu May 23 09:22:58 EDT 2019 RT @ScottMorrisonMP: Congratulations @narendramodi on your historic re-election as Prime Minister of India. Australia and India enjoy a str?
From @ashirwinswifeee on Thu May 23 09:22:58 EDT 2019 RT @Tha5SOSFamily: #Easier on iTunes #3 Philippines #7 New Zealand #8 Norway #9 Finland #9 Poland #11 Denmark #12 Hong Kong #14 Canada #14?
From @republikaonline on Thu May 23 09:22:57 EDT 2019 Presiden diharapkan menstabilkan situasi politik yang menjadi pangkal ekonomi https://t.co/XJE2EQ9m8v
From @LuisB on Thu May 23 09:22:56 EDT 2019 RT @Reuters: Uber goes underwater with the world's first submarine ride-share in Australia https://t.co/UpzeJvcVtY
From @Lyallstyle75 on Thu May 23 09:22:55 EDT 2019 @sarahinthesen8 Do you think the banks would be giving money out to all the developers that want to build on the co? https://t.co/zWtDtqSRmt
From @StephiChristy on Thu May 23 09:22:54 EDT 2019 @ana_captures @ScottMorrisonMP @narendramodi Had did you work that out, they have Adani here in Australia and your preaching that shit.
From @Leonine111 on Thu May 23 09:22:53 EDT 2019 RT @Kon__K: Having a wine with my mum & she?s sharing how relatives of hers used to be beaten up on streets just for being Greek. How Austr?
From @Shyamjithsaji on Thu May 23 09:22:51 EDT 2019 RT @vivekoberoi: #PMNarendraModi Cinema listings in New Zealand, Australia and Fiji. https://t.co/zMpLZUiipY
From @geewhiz1988 on Thu May 23 09:22:49 EDT 2019 RT @GeorgePapa19: The president knows he and his campaign were set up by the UK and Australia as well as a rogue FBI/CIA. The UK/Australia?
From @DrChiganer on Thu May 23 09:22:48 EDT 2019 Record de casos y muertes por #Gripe en Australia https://t.co/18wWY4ZcxQ
From @TerrenceDReid on Thu May 23 09:22:47 EDT 2019 RT @Reuters: Uber goes underwater with the world's first submarine ride-share in Australia https://t.co/UpzeJvcVtY
From @ANGEL_ESCARLATA on Thu May 23 09:22:47 EDT 2019 En Australia uber ya tiene submarinos En Colombia se suben personajes a amenazar con denuncias si no se paga el sob? https://t.co/LTFJmSFZ42
From @sdmoss on Thu May 23 09:22:45 EDT 2019 RT @samanthamaiden: Australia is on track to soon spend more on franking credit refunds to retirees who don?t pay tax than it spends on pub?
From @jeonviih on Thu May 23 09:22:45 EDT 2019 RT @fanmutualsbts: rt if u see your country South Korea?? Thailand?? Philippines?? United States?? India ?? Malaysia?? Portugal?? Vietnam?
From @LeftofColin on Thu May 23 09:22:42 EDT 2019 RT @MeckeringBoy: I see HoWARd, Abbott, Morrison have been playing the long game with favouring religious private schools and religious cha?