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Australia

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Currency code: 
Currency name: 
Australian dollar
Country name: 
Australia
Capital: 
Canberra
Country code: 
Continent: 
Independence: 
January 1, 1901
Independent from: 
from the federation of UK colonies
Total area: 
7,741,220
Total area note: 
7,741,220 Note: includes Lord Howe Island and Macquarie Island
Land area: 
7,682,300
Water area: 
58,920
Population: 
22,262,501
Population note: 
22,262,501 (July 2013 est.)
Official language: 
National Language: English
All languages: 
English 78.5%, Chinese 2.5%, Italian 1.6%, Greek 1.3%, Arabic 1.2%, Vietnamese 1%, other 8.2%, unspecified 5.7% (2006 Census)
Time zone: 
UTC+8 to UTC+10.5 - Summer (DST) (UTC+8 to +UTC11.5)
Date format: 
dd-mm-yyyy
Drive on: 
Left
Calling code: 
+61
Domain: 
.au