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: 19:42 WST (Thursday, 23rd May 2019)
Sydney: 21:42 EST (Thursday, 23rd May 2019)

Other interesting facts:

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

Links on Australia