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CountryAustralia
ContinentAustralian
Location25.2744° S, 133.7751° E
Map of Australiamap of Australia
FlagAustralia flag
Area7,692,024 km2
Coastline35,877 km
Neighboring Countries
  • New Zealand
  • Indonesia
  • Papua New Guinea
  • New Caledonia
  • Vanuatu
  • Solomon Islands
  • Timor-Leste
Time Zone(UTC+8 to +10.5)
Population23.78 million (According to 2015 Census)
SymbolSymbol of Australia
Australia Independence Day1 January 1901
Australia Day / Republic Day /Foundation Day26 January
Prime Minister  of AustraliaMalcolm Turnbull

President of Australia

National AnthemAdvance Australia Fair
National AnimalKangaroo

National Animal of Austriala

National BirdEmu

National Bird of Australia

National FlowerGolden Wattle

National Flower of Australia

National GameCricket

National Game of Australia

National FruitApple

National Fruit of Australia

National ColourGreen

National Color of Australia

Gold

National Color of Australia

National LanguageAustralian English
 Seasons
  •  Summer (December to February)
  • Autumn (March to May)
  • Winter (June to August)
  • Spring (September to November)
 Prestigious Awards of AustraliaGallantry :  Victoria Cross for Australia (VC),  Star of Gallantry (SG)
Bravery : Cross of Valour (CV), Star of Courage (SC)Awards
 Religions
  • Roman Catholicism (25.3%)
  • Anglicanism (17.1%)
  • Other Christian (18.7%)
  • Buddhism (2.5%)
  • Islam (2.2%)
  • Hinduism (1.3%)
  • Other religions (1.2%)
  • No religion (22.3%)
 Average Marriage age 29.6 years for men and 27.9 years for women
 Capital Canberra
 Total numbers of States 6 states and Territories

  • New South Wales
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia.
 Largest State Western Australia
 Smallest State Tasmania
 Largest City Sydney

Largest City of Australia

 Smallest City Brisbane
 Lowest literacy state Tasmania
 Type of Government Federal Parliamentary
Constitutional Monarchy
 GDP $1.189 trillion
 GDP per capita $48,806
 Currency Australian dollar (AUD)

Currency of Australia

 Calling Code +61
 Indian Languages
  •  Mandarin
  • Italian
  • Arabic
  • Cantonese
  • Greek
 Internet TLD (Top Level Domain) .au
ISO 3166 codeAU
Festivals
  • Sydney Festival
  • National Multicultural Festival, Canberra
  • Perth International Arts Festival
  • Adelaide Festival of Arts
  • Ten Days on the Island, Tasmania
  • Darwin Festival
  • Brisbane Festival
MonumentsSydney Tower

Monuments of Australia
Sydney Opera House

Monuments of Australia
Australian War Memorial

Monuments of Australia
Shrine of Remembrance

Monuments of Australia
Quarantine Station

Monuments of Australia
Dinosaur Stampede National Monument

Monuments of Australia

Longest RiverMurray river

Longest River in Australia

Largest LakeLake Eyre

Largest Lake in Australia

Highest MountainMount Mc Clintock

Highest Mountain in Australia

Biggest WaterfallBlencoe Falls (320 m by height)

Biggest Waterfall in Australia

Biggest AirportSydney Airport
Biggest DamMount Bold

Biggest Dam in Australia

Tallest BuildingQ1

Tallest Building of Australia

Best places to visit
  • Sydney
  • Melbourne
  • Perth
  • Brisbane
  • Adelaide
  • Gold Coast
  • Whitsunday Islands
  • Kakadu National Park
Richest PersonGina Rinehart
Official Websitehttp://www.australia.gov.au
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