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Quick Facts on Australia
Land area: 7.7 million square kilometres
Population: 19.05 million
Work force: 9.1 million
Average Household size: 2.6 persons
Registered number of motor vehicles: 11 million
Households with a telephone: 97%
Households with a television: 99%
Number of items posted per year: 4 billion pa
The number of visitors to Australia per year: 4.1 million
Longest river: Murray Darling 3370km
Highest recorded temperature in Australia: 53 Degrees Celsius Cloncurry QLD
Coldest recorded temperature in Australia: Minus 23 Degrees Celsius Charlotte Pass NSW
Distance from north to south: 3700 kilometres
Distance from east to west: 4000 kilometres
Northern most point: Cape York QLD
Southern most point: South East Cape TAS
Western most point: Steep Point WA
Eastern most point: Cape Byron NSW
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