801,640 square kilometres (which is 309,417 square miles).
6,463,500 people (the official estimate for 2000).
8.1 people per square kilometre.
Population of Sydney
4,085,600 people (the official estimate for 2000).
The landscape ranges from the Snowy Mountains in the south, which
contain Australia’s highest point, Mount Kosciuszkoto, to
the subtropical north. There are over 1,300 kilometres (800 miles)
of coastline with golden beaches and picturesque waterways and rivers,
including the 1900 kilometre (1200 mile) Murray River.
Greenich Mean Time + 10 (Greenich Mean Time + 11 from last Sunday
in October to first Saturday in March) except in the Broken Hill
Area which keeps GMT + 9.5.