Country: Australia

Population: 22,478,228
Capital: Canberra
Currency: Australian Dollar (AUD )
Top level domain: .au
Int. Phone access: 61
ISO2 code: AU
ISO3 code: AUS
IOC code: AUS


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English, Chinese, Italian, other, unspecified 5.8%

Catholic 25.8%, Anglican 18.7%, Uniting Church 5.7%, Presbyterian and Reformed 3%, Eastern Orthodox 2.7%, other Christian 7.9%, Buddhist 2.1%, Muslim 1.7%, other 2.4%, unspecified 11.3%, none 18.7% (2006 Census)

United Nations member since: 1945-11-01

Olympic achievements

Olympic Summer Games: 24 times.   Medals: gold  131   silver  137   bronse   164
Olympic Winter Games: 17 times.   Medals: gold  5   silver  1   bronse   3

Provinces / Regions

Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia,

Major Cities

Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra, Gold Coast, Newcastle, Central Coast, Wollongong, Hobart, Geelong, Townsville, Cairns,