Where is Australia?

Australia is a country, an island, and a continent. It is located in Oceania between the Indian Ocean and the South Ocean. It is the sixth largest country in the world.

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Where is Australia Located?

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, one of the Oceania countries, located between the South Pacific Ocean to the east and the Indian Ocean to the west. Australia is the sixth-largest country by land area. Australia's neighboring countries are Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and East Timor to the north; New Zealand to the southeast, and Vanuatu and Solomon Islands to the northeast. Its capital is Canberra, and its largest city is Sydney. A prosperous developed country, Australia is the world's thirteenth largest economy. Australia ranks highly in many international comparisons of national performance such as human development, quality of life, health care, life expectancy, public education, economic freedom and the protection of civil liberties and political rights. Canberra is the capital city of Australia. With a population of over 25,703,300 (53rd) as of 2020 estimates, it is Australia's largest inland city and the eighth-largest city overall. A resident of Canberra is known as a "Canberran".There is 41 cities in Australia.

Australia is divided into six states and three internal territories; South Australia, New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia, Queensland, and Tasmania

Most Popular Cities in Australia:

RankCityStatePopulation in 2019
1SydneyNSW5,312,163
2MelbourneVic5,078,193
3BrisbaneQld2,514,184
4PerthWA2,085,973
5AdelaideSA1,359,760
6Gold Coast-Tweed HeadsQld/NSW693,671
7Newcastle-MaitlandNSW491,474
8Canberra-QueanbeyanACT/NSW462,136
9Sunshine CoastQld341,069
10WollongongNSW306,034
11GeelongVic275,794
12HobartTas236,136
13TownsvilleQld181,668
14CairnsQld153,951
15DarwinNT147,255

Facts about Australia

ContinentAustralia And Oceania
CapitalCanberra
Largest citySydney
Administrative divisionsSix States and three internal territories
National & Official languageEnglish
Locationsouth-east of England
Coordinates25.2744° S, 133.7751° E
Independence from UK1 January 1901
Area2,969,907 sq mi (7,692,024 sq km) (6th)
Population (2019)25,703,300 [53rd] (2020)
Demonym(s)Australian
CurrencyAustralian dollar (AUD)
ISO 3166 codeAU
Calling code+61
Government- Federal parliamentary democracy
ClimateMediterranean climate and subpolar oceanic climates
Time zoneUTC+8; +9.5; +10 (In summer +10.5, +11)
Major Airports in AustraliaAdelaide Airport, Brisbane Airport, Cairns Airport, Melbourne Airport, Perth Airport, Sydney Airport, Gold Coast Airport, Darwin Airport
Internet TLD.au

Places to Visit in Australia

Major tourist attractions of Australia are:
Sydney Opera HousePort Jackson BayHamilton IslandSkyPoint Observation DeckRoyal Botanic Gardens Victoria - Melbourne Gardens
Sydney Harbour BridgeTaronga Zoo SydneySea WorldWave RockLoch Ard Gorge
Great Barrier ReefDaintree RainforestWarner Bros. Movie WorldManly BeachScenic World
UluruDarling HarbourUluru-Kata Tjuta National ParkAustralia ZooHyde Park
Great Ocean RoadGrampians National ParkKings Canyon WalkQueen Victoria BuildingBlue Mountains National Park
Bondi BeachHamilton IslandQueen Victoria MarketCurrumbin Wildlife SanctuaryNoosa National Park
Kakadu National ParkSkyrail Rainforest CablewayBridgeClimb SydneyDaintree National ParkPort Campbell National Park
Twelve ApostlesThree Sisters walkDreamworldLuna Park SydneyCataract Gorge Reserve
Whitehaven BeachThe Pinnacles DesertWilsons Promontory National ParkCable BeachLondon Bridge Great Ocean Road
Royal Botanic Garden SydneySydney Tower EyeLone Pine Koala SanctuaryLitchfield National ParkKalbarri National Park