Australia has six official states, including New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia. Tasmania is an island state just off the mainland. Australia also has two mainland territories, Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory...
Australia serves as both a country and the mainland for the Australian continent, which also includes the island of Tasmania and other smaller islands. It is the sixth-largest country in the world in terms of total area.
Australia has six states. They are New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia. Each state is governed by its own constitution.
Australia is the one and only country on the Australian continent. However, the area was originally called Australasia. Australasia included the country of New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.
Australia is a massive country, with an area of approximately 2.97 million square miles and a population of approximately 23 million people as of 2014. In comparison, the continental United States has an area of 2.96 million square miles but boasts a much larger populat...
The Australian continent contains only one country, called Australia. The country is over 7.6 square kilometers in size, making it the sixth largest country in the world.
Australia is the largest island in the world. It is also the smallest continent in the world, covering just under 3 million square miles and supporting a population of 23 million people, 80 percent of whom live near a coastline.