Australia is the sixth largest country (7.62 million km2 - 22.6 million inhabitants). in the world located in the Southern Hemisphere comprising the mainland of the Australian Continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands in the Indian and pacific Ocean. It's 1.5 times larger than Europe, but has the lowest population density in the world - only three people per km2.

The mainland is the largest island and the world’s smallest, flattest continent. Australia consists of six states-New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia-and two major mainland territories—the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory.

The Australian Capital City is Canberra. Neighbouring countries include Indonesia, East Timor and Papua New Guinea to the north, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and New Caledonia to the northeast and New Zealand to the southeast.



New South Wales


Perth & Fremantle

Western Australia




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