Australia

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Australia 
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country in Oceania
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Instance ofCommonwealth realm (3 September 1939, dominion of the British Empire),
dominion of the British Empire (1 January 1901, 3 September 1939, Commonwealth realm),
sovereign state,
country
Named after
  • Terra Australis
Location
Capital
Basic form of government
  • parliamentary monarchy
  • constitutional monarchy
  • federation (1 January 1901)
Legislative body
Executive body
Highest judicial authority
Official language
Anthem
  • Advance Australia Fair (19 April 1984 – )
Currency
Head of state
Head of government
Inception
  • 1 January 1901
Width
  • 4,000 kilometre (Cape Byron, Steep Point)
Length
Population
  • 23,401,892 (9 August 2016)
Area
  • 7,692,024 square kilometre
Follows
Top-level Internet domain
  • .au
Different from
official website
Authority control
VIAF ID: 128919823
GND ID: 4003900-6
OSM relation ID: 80500
BNE ID: XX4575418
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28° 00′ 00″ S, 137° 00′ 00″ E

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Australia officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands. The capital is Canberra.

National symbol[edit]

Main category: Symbols of Australia

Map[edit]

Main galleries: Maps of Australia, Australian geography and Australian states and territories.
Selected maps are included in the Wikimedia-logo.svg Wikimedia Atlas of AustraliaTerrestrial globe.svg.

Nature[edit]

Main category: Nature of Australia

Landmark[edit]

Culture[edit]

Main category: Culture of Australia

Architecture[edit]

  • See also

Celebrity[edit]