Overview - Australia

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Capital:Canberra
Area:7,686,850 km²
Population:20,264,082 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):English - 79.1%, Chinese - 2.1%, Italian - 1.9%, others 16.9%.
Religion(s):Catholic - 26.4%, Anglican - 20.5%, other Christian - 20.5%, Buddhist -1.9%, Muslim - 1.5%, others - 29.2%.
Ethnic Group(s):Caucasian - 92%, asian - 7%, aboriginal and others - 1%.