Overview of Australia

Overview of Australia
Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country by total area. The population of 26 million is highly urbanised and heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard. Australia's capital is Canberra, and its largest city is Sydney. The country's other major metropolitan areas are Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, and Adelaide.


Officially name: The Commonwealth of Australia

Capital: Canberra

Largest city: Sydney

Official language: None

Government: Federal parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy

Total 7,617,930 km2 (6th)

2020 estimate 25,686,900 (51nd)
Density 3.3/km2 (236nd)
8.5/sq mi

Currency: Australian dollar (AUD)

Time zone
various (UTC+8 to +10.5)
Summer (DST) various(UTC+8 to +11.5)

Drives on the left

Internet TLD: .au

Calling code: +61