Fact Sheet

Official name:Commonwealth of Australia
Size:7.7 million km²
Population:21 million
Borders:no direct borders; Timor Sea and Arafura Sea (northwest), Torres Strait (northeast), Great Barrier Reef (northeast), Tasman Sea (southeast), Indian Ocean (south)
Currency:Australian Dollar
Official language:English
Nationality / PeopleA person of Australian nationality is an Australian.
Local time:Perth: 10:29 WST (Tuesday, 11th December 2018)
Sydney: 12:29 EST (Tuesday, 11th December 2018)

Other interesting facts:

Australia is not only a country but also the smallest continent.

Links on Australia