Australia


Currency

The official currency of Australia is called dollar (sign: $; code: AUD).

Capital

Canberra

Location

Australia is located in Oceania.


Australia Location

Population

Estimated population (2010): 22,183,000

Estimated population (2000): 18,925,000

Estimated population (1950): 8,045,000

Estimated population (1950): 3,715,000

Flag


Australia Flag

Economy

The economy of Australia is one of the most prosperous economies in the world. The Australian economy is dominated by its service, agricultural, and mining sectors.
The Australian Securities Exchange in Sydney is the largest stock exchange in the South Pacific and is the 9th largest in the world. Australia is home to some of the largest companies in the world. The main exports of Australia are: iron ore, gold, coal, meat, wool, alumina, wheat, machinery and transport equipment.


The most popular places in Australia among international travellers

Sydney

Sydney
Melbourne

Melbourne
Great Ocean Road

Great Ocean Road
Daintree National Park

Daintree National Park
Brisbane

Brisbane