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Australia is a sovereign state composed of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and several smaller islands. It is the sixth largest country in the world in terms of area and is characterized by a variety of landscapes and climates such as deserts, rainforests and mountains. Australia's indigenous people, the Aborigines, have lived on the continent for about 65,000 years. The country is famous for its diverse wildlife, unique nature, cities and beaches. Among the most famous sights are the Great Barrier Reef, Ayers Rock (Uluru), the Sydney Opera House, the Melbourne streetcar, Kakadu National Park and many more.

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Sydney is the largest and oldest city in Australia and is located on the south-east coast of the state of New South Wales. Typical of Sydney are its impressive skyline, cosmopolitan flair, cultural diversity and the picturesque beaches around the city. One of the most famous sights is the Sydney ...
Melbourne is a vibrant city in the south-east of Australia and the capital of the state of Victoria. It is known for its cultural diversity, impressive architecture and vibrant art and music scene. The city is located on Port Phillip Bay and stretches along the Yarra River. Typical of Melbourne ...
Adelaide is the capital of the Australian state of South Australia and is located on the country's south coast. The city is known for its Mediterranean flair, its numerous parks and its rich cultural heritage. Adelaide is considered one of the most liveable cities in the world and offers an ...

Country data Australia

Australia at a glance

Area7686850 km2
CurrencyAustralian Dollar (AUD)

Map Australia

Country borders and location of the capital

Travel and accommodation

Guide to Australia