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.
Country data Australia
Australia at a glance
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Country borders and location of the capital