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- ➤ Head of state:-
- ➥ Queen - Elizabeth II
- ➥ Governor-General - David Hurley
- ➤ Head of government:-
- ➥ Prime Minister - Scott Morrison
- ➤ Population Rank:- 55 more
- ➤ land rank:- Australia ranks 6th in the world by territory and 1st on the Oceania continent.
- ➤ military rank:- The country ranks 19th out of 138 countries with military power.
- ➤ total languages:- Australia does not have a specific official language but continues to be the English language through the European treaty. And although the English pronunciation used here is the same, the spelling is slightly different. According to the newly released 2016 census, 73% of people speak English, 2.5% Mandarin, 1.4% Arabic, 1.2% Italian, 1.2% Cantonese 1.2%, Vietnamese 1.2%, Greek 1%, Hindi, Punjabi, and Spanish 1.9%.
- ➤ total religions:- Generally in Australia, there are 3 religions. According to the 2016 census, the country is classified as Christian at 52.1%, Catholic at 22.6%, Anglican at 13.3%, and 10% regardless of religion.
- ➤ independence:- The first British ships arrived in Sydney Harbor in 1788, and the 6 divisions were stationed there in New South Wales, Tasmania, South Australia, Western Australia, Victoria, and Queensland. Returning from Australia back to Britain in the late 1870s. Additions to the 6th Amendment to the Australian Federation in the early 20th century ended in 1900 with the approval of the British Parliament. The British then ceded Australia to the Federation, giving it independence. And the country officially declared independence on 1 January 1901. From 1901 to early 1945 the Commonwealth of Australia began with 6 colonies. Australia joins Britain in World War I. Australia also plunged into recession during World War II. In 1939 Nazis fought Germany, reunited with Britain, known as World War II. Japanese airstrikes and submarines deployed against Australia in the Pacific War.
- ➤ provinces or states:- Australia has a total of 6 states: Western Australia, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria. And the two Union Territories are the Northern and Australian Capital Territory, and these two territories are also considered a single state.
- ➤ type of governance:- After independence in Australia the federal government was formed with 6 colonies. The parliamentary approach was adopted here. And the Government of Australia is also known as the Federal Government or Commonwealth Government. This government is made up of three branches, right with the executive, the legislature, and the judiciary. The executive branch consists of the Prime Minister, the Cabinet, and other government departments. The Legislature consists of Parliament and is right with both Houses, the House of Representatives and the Senate. The House of Representatives has 151 members, each elected individually by districts with a population of 165,000, and the Senate by 76 members elected by 12 of the six states, and two each from the Capital Territory, the Northern Territory, and the Northern Territory. Elizabeth is the Queen of Australia and Britain (United Kingdom). The Parliamentary Leader is the Prime Minister, who is appointed by the Governor-General. Canberra houses the Parliament, the High Court, the Prime Minister's Office, and the 14 Union Territories of the Government of Australia.
- ➤ official names:- Commonwealth of Australia.
- ➤ capital city:- Canberra
- ➤ border sharing countries:- There are no countries that directly share the territory of Australia but the countries bordering the coast are East Timor, Indonesia, Solomon Island, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, and New Zealand.
- ➤ total land:- 7,741,220 sq km: Agriculture 3,710,780 sq km , Forest 1,250,590 sq km. more
- ➤ total population (2022 Oct 7) :- 26,183,289 more
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