Geographic coordinates: 27 00 S, 133 00 E
Area: 7,741,220 sq km
Country ranking (in terms of size): 6
Land: 7,682,300 sq km
Water: 58,920 sq km
Land boundaries: 0km
Oceania, continent between the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean.
Generally arid to semi-arid; temperate in the South and East; tropical in the North.
Mostly low plateau with deserts; fertile plain in the South-East.
Lowest point: Lake Eyre -15m
Highest point: Mount Kosciuszko 2,229m
Bauxite, coal, iron ore, copper, tin, gold, silver, uranium, nickel, tungsten, rare earth elements, mineral sands, lead, zinc, diamonds, natural gas and petroleum.