American dominance of Australia's entertainment industry influences Australian culture. As of 2011, seven of the top ten favorite TV shows, including "How I Met Your Mother" and "NCIS," are American. This has also influenced Australian society through ads that glorify A...
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 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...
Making international calls requires using a given country's country code, which is entered before the rest of the number. Australia's country code is +61. On most cell phones, there is an option to include a "+" symbol by holding down the 0 button for longer than normal...
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...
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.