Where is Australia?

Australia is located in the Australia and Oceania region at latitude -25.274398 and longitude 133.775136 and is part of the Oceania continent.

The DMS coordinates for the center of the country are:

  • 25° 16' 27.83'' S
  • 133° 46' 30.49'' E

You can see the location of Australia on the world map below:

The country has no neighboring countries/land borders.

Maritime Borders

Australia borders with the Indian Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, and the Coral Sea.

Australia pointed out on the map by a flag pin.

Australia Related Content

Australia Key Facts

CountryAustralia
CoordinatesLatitude: -25.274398
Longitude: 133.775136
Country CodesAlpha 2: AU
Alpha 3: AUS
Country Flag Emoji🇦🇺
Int. Phone Prefix+61
Capital cityCanberra
Continent
Subcontinent
Oceania
Australia and Oceania
Country Area7,741,220 sq km
Population 202125,739,256
World Rank: 55
Median Age37
Life expectancy84.5
Major languagesEnglish 72.7%, Mandarin 2.5%, Arabic 1.4%, Cantonese 1.2%, Vietnamese 1.2%, Italian 1.2%, Greek 1%, other 14.8%, unspecified 6.5% (2016 est.)
UTC/GMT TimeNumber of time zones: 9
  • UTC+05:00 — Heard and McDonald Islands
  • UTC+06:30 — Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • UTC+07:00 (CXT) — Christmas Island
  • UTC+08:00 (AWST) — Western Australia, Indian Pacific railway when travelling between Port Augusta, South Australia and Kalgoorlie, Western Australia)
  • UTC+08:45 (CWT) – South Australia (Border Village), Western Australia (Caiguna, Cocklebiddy, Eucla, Madura, Mundrabilla)
  • UTC+09:30 (ACST) — South Australia, Northern Territory, New South Wales (Yancowinna County)
  • UTC+10:00 (AEST) — Queensland, New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, Victoria, Tasmania
  • UTC+10:30 — Lord Howe Island
  • UTC+11:00 (NFT) — Norfolk Island
Internet TLD.au
Biggest AirportSydney Airport (SYD)
Average temperature21.65 °C
70.97 °F
Administrative Divisions6 states 2 territories
Political systemFederal parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy

Australia Economy Facts

World Bank Income GroupHigh income
World Bank RegionEast Asia & Pacific
CurrencyAustralian Dollar (AUD)
GDP in 2020$1327.8 (billions of USD)
World Rank: 13
GDP per capita in 2020$51,680
World Rank: 13
Major Industries / Economic SectorsMining, agriculture, manufacturing, tourism, services
Top 5 Import CountriesChina, United States, Japan, South Korea, Germany
Top 5 Export CountriesChina, United States, Japan, South Korea, India

Biggest Cities in Australia

Here are the largest cities in Australia based on 2021 population data:

City Population
Sydney 4,840,600
Melbourne 4,529,500
Brisbane 2,360,241
Perth 2,039,200
Adelaide 1,295,714
Gold Coast 638,090
Cranbourne 460,491
Canberra 381,488
Central Coast 297,713
Wollongong 261,896

Map of Australia with the Largest Cities

Other Countries in the Australia and Oceania Region