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G'Day mate! Welcome to Australia, a vast country that is home to amazing places, exotic animals and some awesome slang! Dive into the land down under.

Get to know Australia! Get the facts about its land, products, and people.


Official name: Commonwealth of Australia


Size: 2,967,909 square miles (7,686,850 square kilometers); slightly smaller than the continental United States


Population:  21,766,711 as of 2011


Capital: Canberra


Official Languages: English


Climate: Tropical in the north; temperate in the south; dry and hot in the deserts


Currency: Australian dollar


Products: Wheat, barley; cattle, sheep, poultry; wool; coal, iron ore, gold

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