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Australia is a continent SE of Asia, between the Indian and the Pacific oceans. 2,948,366 sq. mi. (7,636,270 sq. km).
Australia is Commonwealth of, a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, consisting of the federated states and territories of Australia and Tasmania. 2,974,581 sq. mi. (7,704,165 sq. km). Capital: Canberra.
Australia is a country and the smallest continent, situated between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific: a former British colony, now an independent member of the Commonwealth, constitutional links with Britain formally abolished in 1986; consists chiefly of a low plateau, mostly arid in the west, with the basin of the Murray River and the Great Dividing Range in the east and the Great Barrier Reef off the NE coast. Official language: English. Religion: Christian majority. Currency: dollar. Capital: Canberra. Pop: 23 029 674 (2013 est). Area: 7 682 300 sq km (2 966 150 sq miles)
Top Selling Books on Australia
The Man Who Mapped Australia
SHIPWRECK, STORMS, DEATH AND DANGER - AND THE RACE TO BEAT THE FRENCH
The exciting story of Matthew Flinders the man who named Australia and the first to chart its coastline.
Matthew Flinders is a towering figure in Australian history the first to chart our coastline and the leading champion for naming the country Austral...Read More
Now in its fifth edition, Explore Australia by Caravan and Motorhome is better than ever!
This caravanning bible now includes an additional 400 caravan park listings, bringing the total list to over 1000 for caravan parks from around the country.
For every listing, there are new symbols to highlight if a park is dog-fri...Read More
The third edition of Budget Rest Areas Around Australia is the ultimate guide to Australia's best free and low-cost rest areas. It is a fully updated guide listing 2000 rest areas across the country, all of which have been carefully selected and star-rated by the authors. The book is organised by highway with the rest areas lis...Read More