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A Variety of Languages

Although we are a multi-cultural country, English is the national and official language of Australia. At least 17% of people living in Australia come from a non-English speaking culture and speak a non-English language at home. Over 200 different languages … Read more

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New South Wales Driving Distances

Planning to visit an Australian city or just wondering how far our cities are from each other? The following charts give you a general guide for the distance between a variety of cities in Australia. Actual distance, of course, depends … Read more

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Overview of Australia

AUSTRALIAN FACTS AND FIGURES General Geography People Government Economy Communications Transportation Military Australian Military See also on our website – Australian Military Australian Military Rank Equivalents Military branches (2006) Australian Army Royal Australian Navy Royal Australian Air Force Australian Defence … Read more

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Australian Internet Domain Names

Australian Internet domain names end in .au. Listed below are the second level domains within the .au domain. Domain Usage gov.au For Commonwealth, state, territory and local government bodies. com.au For commercial entities, such as companies and businesses. edu.au For educational … Read more

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Comparing the Size of Countries

While Australia is the sixth largest country, it is only about 5% of the total world’s land area. Australia is also the smallest continental land mass (or largest island). Australia’s population is quite small compared to the land size. The … Read more

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Overview of Australia

AUSTRALIAN FACTS AND FIGURES Overview of Australia Overview of Australia General Geography People Government Economy Communications Transportation Military Australian Economy Overview source CIA World Fact Book (2010) Australia’s abundant and diverse natural resources attract high levels of foreign investment and … Read more

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Overview of Australia

Overview of Australia General    Geography    People    Government    Economy    Communications    Transportation    Military Australian People See also on our website Australia, Variety of Languages    Australian Population    Compare Population of Countries    Australia’s Religions Population 21,766,711 (2011 est), 20,600,856 (2008 est) Age structure  (2011 est) 0-14 years 15-64 years 65 years and over 18.3% (male … Read more

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Overview of Australia

Overview of Australia General    Geography    People    Government    Economy    Communications    Transportation    Military Australian Government See also on our website  – Australian Governor-General     Australian Prime Ministers     Australian Constitution Government type federal parliamentary democracy Independence 1 January 1901 (federation of UK colonies) Constitution 9 July 1900, effective 1 January 1901 Administrative divisions 6 … Read more

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Overview of Australia

Overview of Australia General    Geography    People    Government    Economy    Communications    Transportation    Military Australian Geography See also on our website  – Australian Deserts  –  Australia’s Highest and Biggest  –  Comparing Coastlines of Countries Location Oceania, continent between the Indian Ocean and South Pacific Ocean Geographic coordinates 27 00 S, 133 00 E Area … Read more

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Comparing Size of Coastlines

Australia is the sixth largest country and also has the sixth longest coastline. Tourists from all over the world come to enjoy some of the most beautiful beaches in the world along our Australian coastline. Just remember to swim between the … Read more

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