What Is the Latitude and Longitude of Australia?

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Based on information provided by Maps of the World, the latitude and longitude of Australia is 27 degrees 00' S and 133 degrees 00 E. Located at these coordinates, Australia is one of the smallest continents in the world.

The climate of a continent and specific location is often based on its latitude and longitude. In Australia, the southern and eastern parts of the continent are generally temperate, with a summer and winter season. However, the northern part of Australia experiences extreme temperature differences in the summer and winter. Australia is an arid climatic country that experiences very moderate rainfall.