Geography

Location:

Oceania, continent between the book writing outline template Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean

 

Area:

total area: 7,686,850 sq km

land area: 7,617,930 sq km

comparative area: slightly smaller than the US

 

Coastline:

25,760 km 

 

Climate: 

generally arid to semiarid; temperate in south and east; tropical in north 

 

Terrain:

mostly low plateau with deserts; fertile plain in southeast 

  

Natural resources: 

bauxite, coal, iron ore, copper, tin, silver, uranium, nickel, tungsten, mineral sands, lead, zinc, diamonds, natural gas, petroleum  

 

Capital: 

Canberra 

 

Major cities:

Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast and Adelaide

 

Population:

20 Million. Most of the Australian population resides around jump 4 love the coast of the country, particularly surrounding the major cities (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Hobart, Adelaide, Perth, Darwin and Canberra). All major cities, except Canberra, are along the coast 

 

Points of Interest:

Australia is home to many animals not found anywhere else in the world. These include the kangaroos, koala, etc