Commonwealth of Australia, commonly called as Australia, is a country in the southern hemisphere comprising the mainland of the world’s smallest continent, the major island of Tasmania, and numerous other islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Neighboring countries include Indonesia, East Timor, and Papua New Guinea to the north, the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, and New Caledonia to the north-east, and New Zealand to the south-east.
The capital is Canberra with the largest city being Sydney. English is the de facto national language. As per 2019 estimate, the population is 25, 287, 400. The currency is Australian Dollar (AUD)