Australia

Australia's flagLocation: Australasia & Oceania
Official name: Commonwealth of Australia
Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1901 / 1901
Capital city: Canberra
Population: 21.5 million / 7 people per sq mile (3 people per sq km)
Total land area: 2,967,893 square miles (7,686,850 square km)
Language(s) spoken: English (official language), Italian, Cantonese, Greek, Arabic, Vietnamese, Aboriginal
Language(s) spoken: Main religions: Roman Catholic 26%, Nonreligious 19%, Anglican 19%, Other 17%, Other Christian 13%, United Church 6%
Ethnic mix: European 90%, Asian 7%, Aboriginal 2%, Other 1%
Government type: Parliamentary system
Currency: Australian dollar = 100 cents
Literacy rate: 99%
Calorie consumption (daily per person): 3186 kilocalories


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