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Australia Information

ISO 3166-1AU - AUS - 036
NATO country codeAS - AUS
FIPS 10-4 codeAS
Continent /
Australia CapitalCanberra
Name of the inhabitantsAustralian
Australia National anthemAdvance Australia Fair
Australia National Day26 January
Australia Currency Australian dollar (AUD)
Australia 10 %
Australia Calling code+61
Australia Country domain code .au
Australia Vehicle registration plateAUS
Traveling direction Left
Time zone UTC +6:30, +7:00, +8:00, +9:30, +10:00, +10:30, +11:30
International organizationUnited Nations
Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
Commonwealth of Nations
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation

Australia Head of state

QueenÉlisabeth II (1952)
Governor-GeneralQuentin Bryce (2008)
Prime ministerJulia Gillard (2010)

Australia Religion

  1. Christianity 76 %
  2. Other 24 %

Australia Data

Area7,686,850 km² (2,967,909 sq mi)
Number of inhabitants21,723,000 inhabitants (2008) Chart
Population Density 2.8 /km² (7.3 /sq mi)
Length of coastline25,760 km
Life expectancy81.9 Year (2010)
Average years of schooling 12.0 Year (2010)
Human Development Index 0.937 (2010)
Gross domestic product854 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
Annual change: 3.3 %
40,345 US$ per capita
Gross domestic product (PPP)756 Billions US$ (2008) Chart
35,707 US$ per capita
Unemployment4.6 % of labor force (2008) Chart
Inflation2.9 % (2008) Chart
Credit rating
  • Standard & Poor's: AAA (Stable, 20 february 2012)
  • Fitch: AAA (Stable, 29 november 2011)
  • Moody's: Aaa (Stable, 5 august 2011)
  • Dagong: AAA (Stable, 11 july 2010)

Australia Natural resource

List of major natural resources classified by importance.
  1. Natural gas
  2. Coal
  3. Copper
  4. Lead
  5. Zinc
  6. Bauxite
  7. Nickel
  8. Uranium
  9. Gold
  10. Tin
  11. Tungsten
  12. Silver
  13. Iron
  14. Rare earth elements
  15. Diamond
  16. Mineral sands

Australia Agriculture

Listing of major crops and products starting with the most important.
  1. Wheat
  2. Fruits
  3. Barley
  4. Sheep
  5. Cattle
  6. Sugarcane
  7. Poultry

Australia State

Australia Map

Australia Climate

  1. Oceanic climate 25 %
  2. Humid subtropical climate 21 %
  3. Mediterranean climate 23 %
  4. Semi-arid climate 20 %
  5. Arid 5.1 %
  6. Tropical savanna climate 5.1 %
  7. Monsoon 0.53 %
  8. Tropical rainforest climate 0.53 %

Australia Weather (Canberra)

Australia Electricity

Voltage230 V
Frequency50 Hz
Power plugPower plug : I
Power socketPower socket : I

Airport Australia

Sydney AirportMelbourne AirportBrisbane Airport
Perth AirportAdelaide AirportGold Coast Airport
Cairns AirportCanberra International AirportHobart

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Australia Hotel

Hotel Aloha OhanaAloha Ohana

Coopers Shoot
Just 10 minutes’ drive from Byron Bay’s beaches and restaurants, Aloha Ohana features a balcony offering beautiful rural and ocean views. There is a fully equipped kitchen and free on-site parking... view more
$AU 263
Hotel Ocean Parade MotelOcean Parade Motel

Coffs Harbour
Located opposite Park Beach, Ocean Parade Motel boasts free Wi-Fi, an outdoor pool and BBQ facilities. Guests can relax in their room which features a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Some rooms offer garden views... view more
$AU 85
Hotel Chalet JindabyneChalet Jindabyne

Offering guests free breakfast, Chalet Jindabyne is a 5-minute drive from the town centre. Guests have access to a sauna and free BBQ facilities. Free parking is provided on site... view more
$AU 77
Hotel The Bay ApartmentsThe Bay Apartments

Gold Coast
Situated just 100 metres from Rainbow Bay Beach, these spacious apartments offer tropical landscaped gardens with a lagoon-style swimming pool, hot tub and poolside barbecue area... view more
$AU 190
Hotel Sapphire Beach Holiday ParkSapphire Beach Holiday Park

Coffs Harbour
Just 5 minutes’ drive from the main beach, Sapphire Beach Holiday Park offers free Wi-Fi and an outdoor pool. The property boasts a private lagoon and landscaped gardens. Enjoy a 9-hole mini golf course or a game of table tennis in the games room... view more
$AU 68
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Australia Olympic Games

SummerParticipation : 24Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 131137164432
WinterParticipation : 17Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 5139
TotalParticipation : 41Gold medalSilver medalBronze medalTotal
Medal 136138167441
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