Located in the continent of Oceania, Australia covers 7,682,300 square kilometers of land and 58,920 square kilometers of water, making it the 6th largest nation in the world with a total area of 7,741,220 square kilometers.
Australia was founded as a distinct and original nation in 1918. The population of Australia is 22,015,576 (2012) and the nation has a density of 3 people per square kilometer.
The currency of Australia is the Australian Dollar (AUD). As well, the people of Australia are refered to as Australian.
The dialing code for the country is 61 and the top level internet domain for Australian sites is .au.
Australia does not share land borders with any countries.
To learn more, visit our detailed Australia section.
|Density||2.9 / km2 ( 7.4 / mi2 )|
|Capital||Canberra (Australian Capital Territory)|
|GDP||1,450,000,000,000 (2014 data)|
|GDP per Capita||65,862 (2014 data)|
|Land Area||7,682,300 km2 (2,966,151 mi2)|
|Water Area||58,920 km2 (22,749 mi2)|
What is the capital of Australia?
Canberra is the capital city of Australia. It has a population of 367,752, and is located on a latitue of -35.28 and longitude of 149.13.
Canberra is also the political center of Australia, which is considered a Constitutional Monarchy, and home to its Ceremonial head of state.
Quick Facts About Canberra, the Capital Of Australia
|Elevation||571 meters over sea level|
Most popular cities in Australia
Trending on WorldAtlas
The Most Dangerous Cities in the World
The Largest Countries in the World
The 10 Largest Cities in the World
The 10 Smallest Countries In The World
The Most Popular Sports in the World
29 Largest Armies In The World
Biggest Stadiums in The World By Capacity
The Richest Countries In The World
The Most Obese Countries In The World