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Where is South Australia, Australia?

Location of state of South Australia on a map

South Australia is a state found in the nation of Australia. Home to 1,688,700 people, it is the 5th largest division in Australia in terms of population.

South Australia gained its current status as a state in the year 1901. The government of South Australia is lead by Jay Weatherill and is based in the state capital of Adelaide (Population: 1,225,235).

The most populous cities in South Australia are: Adelaide (Population: 1,225,235), Adelaide Hills (Population: 60,394).

South Australia State - Quick Facts

Country Australia
Region Type State
Time Zone ACDT
Year of Establishment 1901
Capital Adelaide (Population: 1,225,235)
Head of Government Jay Weatherill
Total Population 1,688,700
Total Area 983,482 sq km (379,724 sq miles)
Population Density 1.7 sq km (4.4 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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