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Australia Travel Guide

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Quick Facts
Capital Canberra, ACT
Government Parliamentary democracy (federal constitutional monarchy)
Currency Australian Dollar (AUD$)
Area 7,686,850 km2
Population 21,234,176 (July 2007 est.)
Language English
Electricity 240V/50Hz (Plug Type I)
Calling Code +61
Internet TLD .au
Time Zone UTC +8 to +10

Australia is the only country that has a whole continent to itself. World famous for its natural wonders and wide open spaces, its beaches, deserts, "the bush", and "the Outback", Australia is actually one of the world's most highly urbanised countries. It is also well known for the cosmopolitan attractions of its large cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.


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