The country of Australia is located in the Southern Hemisphere. It is surrounded by the Indian and Pacific Oceans. Some quick facts about Australia include:

  • Australia is the world’s smallest continent and sixth largest country.

  • It has 21,262 miles of coastline. Over 80% of Australians live within 62 miles of the coast.

  • Some of most dangerous and deadly species in the world lurk in Australia’s wild including 20 types of poisonous snakes.

  • Australia does not have an official language. However, 200 different languages and dialects are spoken. The most common languages are English, Italian, Greek, Cantonese, Arabic, Vietnamese, and Mandarin.