Australia

Where is it?

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Geography

    

Continent:
Oceania
Area:
7,686,850 sq km OR 2,967,907 sq mi
Coastline:
25,760 km OR 16,010 mi
Elevation extremes:
lowest point: -15 m OR -49 ft
highest point: 2228 m OR 7,310 ft

    

Population

    

Population:
23,968,973 (2010)
Population growth rate:
1.42% (2010)
Population density:
3 per sq km OR 8 per sq mi
Urban vs Rural Population:
Urban: 89.40%
Rural: 10.60%
Life Expectancy:
81.81 (2010)
Infant Mortality:
4.61 (2010)
Birth Rate:
13.2 per 1000 (2010)
Death Rate:
6.4 per 1000 (2010)
Overall Literacy:
96% (2010)
Male Literacy:
96% (2010)
Female Literacy:
96% (2010)

    

Government

    

Capital:
Canberra
Official Language(s):
None

    

Economy

    

GDP Per Capita:
$51,586
Currency:
Australian dollar

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