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Complete details about Australia in Oceania with capital city Canberra

Country NameAustralia (Australia)
Country CodeAUS
Capital CityCanberra
RegionAustralia and New Zealand
Independence Year1901
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 @tomar84 on Thu Aug 22 20:46:08 EDT 2019 BBC News - How Australia is shaking up the truffle market
From @FeathersOz on Thu Aug 22 20:46:08 EDT 2019 RT @_LisaMCox: There's a special hearing of the senate inquiry into Australia's extinction crisis in Canberra today. The hearing is examini?
From @rickrow on Thu Aug 22 20:46:07 EDT 2019 @KoriSchake @FinancialTimes Trump's treatment of Denmark ought to be a lesson for Scott Morrison and #Australia
From @LoriSmithson on Thu Aug 22 20:46:07 EDT 2019 RT @charliekirk11: Nations that have repealed birthright citizenship since 1980: Australia?2007 New Zealand?2005 Ireland?2005 France?19?
From @heidilundsgaard on Thu Aug 22 20:46:07 EDT 2019 RT @AustralianM: Toyota Australia to build new Hydrogen Centre at former #manufacturing site in Melbourne?s west: h?
From @Kristytee_ on Thu Aug 22 20:46:04 EDT 2019 RT @lukehgomes: ?If any insult was taken...? - not really a hypothetical situation though is it
From @Lifetimeban99 on Thu Aug 22 20:46:03 EDT 2019 RT @adamseconomics: YES! Australian Government Bodies such as the RBA & APRA are pushing Australians into a banking system which has been?
From @briansy123 on Thu Aug 22 20:46:02 EDT 2019 RT @DocAvvers: I?m sitting in a rented room in Scotland, crying with relief. Finally, finally, a powerful male church leader has been calle?
From @kyumhitthestage on Thu Aug 22 20:46:01 EDT 2019 RT @JYPTHAILAND: [ #GOT7NOW ] ????????????? 7 ??????????????~ ??????~ #Australia #Sydney #GOT7 #??? #?????????? @GOT7Official #GOT7WORLDT?
From @psycho_gaga on Thu Aug 22 20:46:00 EDT 2019 RT @bchartsnet: Com chart-run impecável, "Shallow" de Lady Gaga e Bradley Cooper entra no Top 10 dos maiores smash hits da HISTÓRIA na Aust?
From @GiovanniTorre on Thu Aug 22 20:45:59 EDT 2019 RT @AJ_Whittaker: Four hundred and twenty four ? and more.
From @kattwoman on Thu Aug 22 20:45:58 EDT 2019 This really worries me - the data from Australia's flu season (measured as hospital admissions due to flu) indicate?
From @Mzhazelwood on Thu Aug 22 20:45:58 EDT 2019 RT @PJM_data: iTunes Update: August 22, 2019 - LIE Wings Album ??K-pop Chart - 41 Entries United States: 143 Germany: 156 France: 88 Unit?
From @HilaryKHarper on Thu Aug 22 20:45:56 EDT 2019 RT @RadioNational: "What have we become as a nation that we are prepared to mistreat people .... who do exactly what we would do if we were?
From @terryslevin on Thu Aug 22 20:45:55 EDT 2019 RT @_PHAA_: We strongly support the transfer of the machinery of the #HealthStarRating system to Food Standards Australia and New Zealand @?