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Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a sovereign country comprising of mainland Australia, the island of Tasmania and several small islands. It is the largest country in Oceania by area and is the sixth-largest country in the world. Canberra is the nation's capital, while its most populous city and its financial centre is Sydney.
Australia is the oldest, flattest and driest inhabited continent. It is renowned for its wide variations in landscape and climate, ranging from the snow-capped mountains of the Australian Alps and Tasmania to large deserts, tropical and temperate forests, grasslands, heathlands and woodlands.
The Australian economy is one of the largest in the world and is heavily reliant on its abundant natural resources, including minerals, agricultural products, and energy sources.
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