Facts about Australia
Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is an island country located in the Pacific Ocean. It is world’s 6th largest country by land area. Canberra is Australia’s political capital. It’s main cities are Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, and Perth. Australia has been ranked 7th in the world in terms of quality of life, making it one of the most sort after destinations for living and working
Australia is a Federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy and it is one of the oldest democracies in the world. English is Australia’s official language. Hindi and Punjabi are among the fastest growing foreign languages in Australia.
Australia is a highly urbanised developed country. It has world’s 10th highest per capita income. Its currency Australian Dollar is among the best performing currencies against the US Dollar. Australia has very high human development index.
Area – 99.84 Lacs Square KM
Population – 38 Million (2019)
GDP – USD 1.9 Trillion (2019)
Distance from India – Approx. 10,000 KM or 12-13 hours flight journey
Time difference from India – 4.5 hours during day light saving; 5.5 hours during non-daylight saving.