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Where is Western Australia, Australia?

Location of state of Western Australia on a map

Western Australia is a state found in the nation of Australia. Home to 2,589,100 people, it is the 4th largest division in Australia in terms of population.

Western Australia gained its current status as a state in the year 1901. The government of Western Australia is lead by Colin Barnett and is based in the state capital of Perth (Population: 1,896,548).

The most populous cities in Western Australia are: Perth (Population: 1,896,548), Rockingham (Population: 108,022), Mandurah (Population: 83,294), Bunbury (Population: 68,248), Armadale (Population: 62,296).

Western Australia State - Quick Facts

Country Australia
Region Type State
Time Zone AWST
Year of Establishment 1901
Capital Perth (Population: 1,896,548)
Head of Government Colin Barnett
Total Population 2,589,100
Total Area 2,529,875 sq km (976,790 sq miles)
Population Density 1.0 sq km (2.7 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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