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Countries : Australia :    


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Oceania
   

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   Capital   
Canberra
  
   Population   
20,090,437 (July 2005 est.)
  
   Languages   
English, native languages
  
   Independence   
1 January 1901 (federation of UK colonies)
   Location   
Oceania, continent between the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean
  
   Area   
total: 7,686,850 sq km ; land: 7,617,930 sq km ; water: 68,920 sq km ;
  
   Land boundaries   
0
  
   Climate   
generally arid to semiarid; temperate in south and east; tropical in north


  
   Natural resources   
bauxite, coal, iron ore, copper, tin, gold, silver, uranium, nickel, tungsten, mineral sands, lead, zinc, diamonds, natural gas, petroleum
  
   Government type   
democratic, federal-state system recognizing the British monarch as sovereign
  
   Currency - Currency code   
AUD

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   Internet country code:   
.au
  
   Internet users:   
9.472 million (2002)

 
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