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29==Geography==29==Geography==
30Australia is the sixth largest country in the world, covering a land area of over 7 680 000 square km. It is sandwiched by the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean. As it is an island, it has no neighbouring countries, but it is near Papua New Guinea and Indonesia (north) and New Zealand (east). 30Australia is the sixth largest country in the world, covering a land area of over 7 680 000 square km. It is sandwiched by the Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean. As it is an island, it has no neighbouring countries, but it is near Papua New Guinea and Indonesia (north) and New Zealand (east).
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32Australia comprises six states and two territories: New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory.32Australia comprises six states and three territories: New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, the Northern Territory, Australian Capital Territory and the Australian Antarctic territory.
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34Australia is geographically diverse, partly owing to its immense size. The centre of the continent is desert, known to Australians as the Outback. The vast majority of the population is concentrated around the eastern and south-eastern coasts.34Australia is geographically diverse, partly owing to its immense size. The centre of the continent is desert, known to Australians as the Outback. The vast majority of the population is concentrated around the eastern and south-eastern coasts.
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36The north eastern coastline hosts the largest coral reef structure in the world, the great barrier reef, consisting of roughly 3000 individual reefs and 900 islands that stretch for 2600 kilometres nd cover an area of approximately 344,400 square kilometres
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38The Great Barrier Reef in Australia is the world's largest coral reef system,[1][2] composed of roughly 3,000 individual reefs and 900 islands that stretch for 2,600 kilometres (1,616 mi) and cover an area of approximately 344,400 square kilometres (132,974 sq mi).[3][4] The reef is located in the Coral Sea, off the coast of Queensland in northeast Australia.
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37==States and Territories==41==States and Territories==