Australia: continent, island and state rolled into one. And Europeans associate Australia with dry landscapes, vast expanses and an exotic world of animals.
How many states does Australia have and what are the capital cities?
On this page we would like to introduce you to the country geographically. Below is a list of the 7 states in Australia with their respective capitals (Canberra is not a separate state):
|New South Wales||Sydney|
|Canberra as the capital||Australian Capital Territory|
States of Australia map
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How many countries border on Australia?
Since Australia is an island and thus surrounded by oceans, the country has no classic neighboring countries through connections on land.But the following countries border Australia in the ocean:
- in northern Papua New Guin and Indonesia
- in south New Zealand
More maps of Australia
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