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AUSTRALIA

Australia is a federation of six states and two mainland territories. Note that 2002 populations are shown in red



arrow Australian Capital Territory
             (327,700) (2,452 sq km)

arrow New South Wales
             (6,782,100) (801,428 sq km)

arrow Northern Territory
             (209,400) (1,346,200 sq km)

arrow Queensland
             (3,757,300) (1,727.200 sq km)

arrow South Australia
             (1,532,500) (984,377 sq km)

arrow Tasmania
             (472,000) (67,800 sq km)

arrow Victoria
             (4,934,300) (227,600 sq km)

arrow Western Australia
             (1,962,100) (2,525.500 sq km)

arrow TOTAL Population
            19,978,100

arrow TOTAL Land Area
(7,617,930 sq km) (2,941,285 sq miles)

   To convert sq km (kilometers) to sq miles,

   multiply kilometers by: 0.386102

LARGEST CITIES

(populations in red)

arrow Sydney, Capital City, New South Wales,

              4,250,100 (33º 87' S, 151º 21' E)

arrow Melbourne, Capital City, Victoria,

              3,610,800 (37º 81' S, 144º 96' E)

arrow Brisbane, Capital City, Queensland,

              1,547,700 (27º 46' S, 153º 02' E)

arrow Perth, Capital City, Western Australia,

           1,375,200 (31º 96' S, 115º 84' E)

arrow Adelaide, Capital City, South Australia,

               1,087,600 (34º 93' S, 138º 60' E)

arrow Newcastle, New South Wales,

               500,000 (32º 92' S, 151º 75' E)

arrow Gold Coast, Queensland,

               439,200 (28º 07' S, 143º 44' E)

arrow Hobart, Capital City, Tasmania,

               189,4000 (42º 85' S, 147º 29' E)

arrow Darwin, Capital City, Northern Territory,

                96,200 (12º 43' S, 130º 85' E)



arrow Canberra, National Capital, Australian Capital

   Territory, 327,700 (35º 31' S, 149º 13' E) as

   well as other selected significant cities, including:

 

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