Quick Glimpse about Australia Continent
Australia is the smallest continent in the world, yet considered as one of the largest countries n the planet. It lies geographically between the Indian and Pacific oceans. Its total area covers 2.969.976 square miles or equals to 7.692.202 square kilometres. Based on information, its population in 2018 reached approximately 24.995.000, which most Australian nowadays have their ancestry back to the British Isles, and only 3% of the total population is aboriginal peoples. The continent is incredibly dry, with around 35 percent of the mainland receiving rare rain. In addition, 20 percent of it is kind form of desert.
In more detail, Its mainland covers 2.5000 miles from west to east; while from northeast of Cape York Peninsula to southeast of Wilsons Promontory, it covers around 2.000 miles. To the south, Australian territory extends more than 310 miles to the island of Tasmania and while to the north, it extends to the southern coasts of Papua New Guinea. In addition, to the northwest, the continent is separated from Indonesian archipelago by the Arafura and Timor seas; from Papua New Guinea by the Torres Strait and Coral Sea; from New Zealand by the Tasman Sea; and from Antarctica continent by the Indian ocean.
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