Australia - AU

Name Australia (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes AU / AUS
Continent Oceania
Continent code OC
Capital Canberra
Area 7682300
DD coordinates -26.439092 / 133.281323
DMS coordinates -26°26'20.73" S / 133°16'52.76" E
UTM coordinates 53J 328627.65305561 7074543.4108587
Total cities 5609
Flag of Australia

Australia on map

Australia is a part of the Oceania continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for Australia, is AU.

It's territory covers an area of 7682300 square kilometers. The country’s administration comes from Canberra, the capital city of Australia. On nationwide level, Australian, English is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Australians. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather left-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 873573 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 33343 km. Australia merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 2000 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 61 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use AUD as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services. Most people in Australia live according to the Australia/Canberra time zone, which is also the one used in Canberra.

More about Australia

Official languages Australian, English
Nationalities Australians
Road traffic Left
Domain zone .au
Phone codes 61
Currencies AUD
Life expectancy males Ø 80,7 years
Life expectancy females Ø 84,9 years
Birthrate 12,6 ‰
Deathrate 6,3 ‰
Males/Females 49,8%/50,2%


GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 342,36 bn $
Importations 295,56 bn $
Tourism receipts 47,95 bn $
Unemployment rate 6,6%
Inflation rate 1,61%
Corruption index 77 (good)
Energy consumption 229,4 bn kWh

Land use

0% Urban areas 36746 km²
48% Agricultural areas 3687143 km²
16% Forest 1257174 km²
0% Water areas 49200 km²
36% Others 2760157 km²


Roadways 873573 km
Railways 33343 km
Waterways 2000 km
Commercial harbors 579
Airports 1749

Australia cities by first letter

Filter by starting letters of the city (cities - 5609):

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
BMU Flag of Bermuda Bermuda North America Hamilton 18151 km
ATG Flag of Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda North America - 18146 km
GLP Flag of Guadeloupe Guadeloupe North America - 18116 km
BLM Flag of Saint Barthelemy Saint Barthelemy North America - 18107 km
AIA Flag of Anguilla Anguilla North America - 18105 km
MAF Flag of Saint Martin Saint Martin North America - 18097 km
SXM Flag of Sint Maarten Sint Maarten North America - 18093 km
MSR Flag of Montserrat Montserrat North America - 18089 km
KNA Flag of Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis North America - 18078 km
DMA Flag of Dominica Dominica North America Roseau 18066 km
ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
TLS Flag of East Timor East Timor Oceania Dili 2102 km
PNG Flag of Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea Oceania Port Moresby 2792 km
IDN Flag of Indonesia Indonesia Asia Jakarta 3116 km
SLB Flag of Solomon Islands Solomon Islands Oceania Honiara 3331 km
NCL Flag of New Caledonia New Caledonia Oceania Noumea 3354 km
CXR Flag of Christmas Island Christmas Island Asia - 3401 km
NFK Flag of Norfolk Island Norfolk Island Oceania Kingston 3413 km
VUT Flag of Vanuatu Vanuatu Oceania Port Vila 3753 km
PLW Flag of Palau Palau Oceania - 3761 km
BRN Flag of Brunei Brunei Asia Bandar Seri Begawan 3981 km

There are many ways to find how far is Australia (AU) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From Australia to Haversine
North pole 12947 km 8045 mil
Equator 14219 km 8835 mil
South pole 7068 km 4392 mil

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41339 Airports

People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between Australia and Bermuda is 18151 kilometers or 11279 miles.
The most smallest distances between Australia and East Timor is 2102 kilometers or 1306 miles.
We found information about 5609 cities.
The capital of AU is Canberra with population in 2022 over 426704 people.
The area of Australia (AU) is 7682300 square kilometers.
Yes, Australia is part of the continent of Oceania.
Official name of AU is Commonwealth of Australia.
Australia has approximately 1749 airports.