Australia Continent Map

An Australia continent map showcases the entirety of the Australian continent, highlighting not only the vast nation of Australia but also its surrounding islands and features. Though Australia is both a country and a continent, such a map emphasizes the geographical extent of the landmass, capturing key topographical features, coastlines, and sometimes neighboring countries. It offers an encompassing view of the region, aiding in understanding the continent's geographical significance and its position in the broader Oceania region. Whether for study, travel, or general knowledge, this map serves as an essential guide to the world's smallest continental landmass.

Australia Continent Map

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About Australia Continent Map (Oceania Map)

Explore Australia and Oceania Map. Australia, often referred to as the 'Land Down Under,' is a continent located entirely in the southern hemisphere. With an area of approximately 7.7 million square kilometers, it is the world's smallest continent yet the sixth-largest country by total land area. Surrounded by the Indian and Pacific Oceans, Australia is known for its diverse and unique ecosystems, ranging from the vast Outback desert to lush rainforests and stunning coastal landscapes. The continent is home to a rich variety of wildlife, including iconic species like kangaroos, koalas, and the Great Barrier Reef, one of the world's most magnificent natural wonders. Australia also boasts vibrant cosmopolitan cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane, offering a blend of cultural diversity, modern infrastructure, and a laid-back lifestyle. From its ancient Indigenous history to its thriving multicultural society, Australia continues to captivate visitors with its natural beauty, cultural heritage, and warm hospitality.

Sovereign Countries in Oceania

This section consists all sovereign countries located in Oceania that are members of the UN. All are full members of the Pacific Islands Forum.

S.N.Sovereign States NameCapitalPopulationCurrencyDialing CodeArea (km2)Area (sq mi)
1AustraliaCanberra23,923,600Australian Dollar+617,741,2202,988,902
2Federated States of MicronesiaPalikir135,869United States Dollar+691702271
3FijiSuva890,057Fijian Dollar+67918,2747,056
4KiribatiTarawa101,998Australian Dollar, Kiribati Dollar+686811313
5Marshall IslandsMajuro73,630United States Dollar+69218170
6NauruNo official Capital12,329Australian dollar+674218
7New ZealandWellington4,570,038New Zealand Dollar+64267,710103,363
8PalauNgerulmud21,032United States Dollar+680459177
9Papua New GuineaPort Moresby6,310,129Papua New Guinean kina+675462,840178,704
10SamoaApia194,320Samoan tālā+6852,8311,093
11Solomon IslandsHoniara584,578Solomon Islands dollar+67728,89611,157
12TongaNuku?alofa106,146Tongan paʻanga+676747288
13TuvaluFunafuti11,146Australian dollar, Tuvaluan dollar+6882610
14VanuatuPort Vila256,155Vanuatu vatu+67812,1894,706

Non-United Nations Member Countries

S.N.NameStatusCapitalPopulationCurrencyDialing CodeArea (km2)Area (sq mi)
1Cook IslandsSelf-governing in free association with New ZealandAvarua20,811New Zealand dollar, Cook Islands dollar+68223691
2NiueSelf-governing in free association with New ZealandAlofi2,134New Zealand dollar+683260100

Non-Sovereign Territories in Oceania

S.N.Non-sovereign territories NameStatusCurrencyCapitalPopulationDialing CodeArea (km2)Area (sq mi)
1American SamoaInsular area of the United StatesUnited States dollarPago Pago57,345+1 68419977
2Ashmore and Cartier IslandsTerritory of AustraliaLocal currency (ABC)UninhabitedUninhabited 52
3Baker IslandUnited States Minor Outlying IslandUnited States dollarUninhabitedUninhabited 21
4Clipperton IslandFrench state private propertyEuroUninhabitedUninhabited 62
5Coral Sea IslandsTerritory of Australia Uninhabited4 31
6Easter IslandSpecial territory of ChileChilean PesoHanga Roa5,761+5616463
7French PolynesiaOverseas country of FranceCFP FrancPapeete294,935+6894,1671,609
8GuamInsular area of the United StatesUnited States DollarHagåtña / Agaña161,785+1-671541209
9HawaiiState of the United StatesUnited States dollarHonolulu1,419,561+1 808, +1 650, +1 20928,31110,931
10Howland IslandUnited States Minor Outlying IslandUnited States dollarUninhabitedUninhabited 21
11Jarvis IslandUnited States Minor Outlying IslandUnited States dollarUninhabitedUninhabited 52
12Johnston AtollUnited States Minor Outlying IslandUnited States dollarUninhabitedUninhabited 31
13Juan Fernández IslandsSpecial territory of ChileChilean PesoSan Juan Bautista900+5610039
14Kingman ReefUnited States Minor Outlying IslandUnited States dollarUninhabitedUninhabited 7629
15Midway IslandsUnited States Minor Outlying IslandUnited States dollarUninhabited60+1 80862
16New CaledoniaSui generiscollectivity of FranceCFP FrancNouméa268,767+68718,5767,172
17Norfolk IslandSelf-governing integralTerritory of AustraliaAustralian DollarKingston2,210+672 33513
18Northern Mariana IslandsInsular area of the United StatesUnited States DollarSaipan53,855+1 670475184
19Ogasawara VillagePart of Ogasawara Village inTokyo, JapanYenŌmura (大村)2,871+81 310440
20Palmyra AtollUnited States Minor Outlying IslandUnited States dollarUninhabited4 - 20+1125
21PapuaProvince of IndonesiaIndonesian RupiahJayapura3,486,432+62 9319,036123,181
22Pitcairn IslandsBritish overseas territoryNew Zealand dollarAdamstown56+644718
23TokelauDependent territory of New ZealandNew Zealand dollarEach Atoll has its own administrative centre1,431+690104
24Wake IslandUnited States Minor Outlying IslandUnited States dollarUninhabited150+1 80873
25Wallis and FutunaOverseas collectivity of FranceCFP FrancMata-Utu15,585+68114255
26West PapuaProvince of IndonesiaPapuan, Dutch Guilder, Indonesian RupiahManokwari877,437+62 9140,37654,199

About Australia Continent

Australia, the smallest and flattest continent, is located entirely in the southern hemisphere. It is surrounded by the Indian and Pacific Oceans, and its coastline stretches over 30,000 kilometers. The continent spans three time zones, covering an area of approximately 7.7 million square kilometers.

Australia is renowned for its remarkable biodiversity. Its unique isolation has allowed for the evolution of a distinct and diverse range of flora and fauna. From the iconic kangaroos, koalas, and platypuses to the vibrant birdlife and diverse marine species, Australia's wildlife is truly exceptional. The Great Barrier Reef, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the world's largest coral reef system and a sanctuary for countless marine species.

The continent is characterized by a variety of landscapes. The Australian Outback, a vast and arid desert region, is filled with stunning red sand dunes, ancient rock formations like Uluru (Ayers Rock), and sparse vegetation. The eastern and southeastern regions are adorned with fertile plains, rolling hills, and dense rainforests, including the UNESCO-listed Daintree Rainforest.

Australia's climate is predominantly influenced by its size and geographical location. The northern regions experience a tropical climate with wet and dry seasons, while the southern parts have a more temperate climate with distinct seasons. The continent is prone to natural disasters such as bushfires, droughts, cyclones, and occasional floods.

Aboriginal Australians, the continent's indigenous people, have a rich and ancient cultural heritage dating back tens of thousands of years. Their traditions, art, and spiritual beliefs are deeply rooted in the land. Australia's colonial history began with British settlement in 1788, leading to the establishment of modern Australian society. Today, Australia is a multicultural nation with a diverse population, influenced by various immigration waves from around the world.

The continent is home to vibrant cities like Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, and Adelaide. These cities offer a high standard of living, modern infrastructure, and a range of cultural attractions, including art galleries, museums, theaters, and sporting events. Australians are known for their love of outdoor activities, such as surfing, hiking, cricket, and Australian Rules football.

In terms of the economy, Australia is rich in natural resources, including coal, iron ore, gold, and natural gas. It is a major exporter of agricultural products, particularly wheat, wool, beef, and wine. The country has a well-developed education system, healthcare services, and a strong democratic political system.

Australia's natural beauty, diverse wildlife, rich cultural heritage, and friendly people make it an enticing destination for travelers from around the world. Whether exploring its breathtaking landscapes, immersing oneself in its indigenous culture, or enjoying the cosmopolitan vibe of its cities, Australia offers a truly unique and unforgettable experience.