National flag of Australia

The official name of Australia (AUS) is Commonwealth of Australia and consists of Blue, Red and white flag colors. The capital city of Australia is Canberra. Australia has the total estimated population as of 2021 is 23,696,900 or 23.7 M based on 8 states, 216 cities. The independence day is celebrated on January 26, 1788 and the founder of Australia is Sir Henry Parkes.

23,696,900
(23.7 M)

Population

7,692,024.0 km2
(2,969,905.850448 sqm)

Area

Oceania

Continent

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About Australia Flag

Australia flag
Australia Flag Colors   Blue
  Red
  White
Meaning of Australia flag colors

Australian flag is comprehensive. It covers the different states and qualities of the nation with the following colors:
Blue: Faithfulness and honesty.
Red: The Union Jack, in the top left corner, is an indication of our current ties to the UK.
White: The commonwealth star represents the unity between the 7 states of Australia. The 5 stars in the center known as the "Southern Cross"

The Australian Capital Territory, Canberra (ACT) is NOT counted separately on the Commonwealth Star.


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Proportion (decimals) 2.0
Flag Adoption Date September 3, 1901

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Provinces/States (8)

Cities (216)

Airports (1,945)

  • Mackay Airport
  • Mackay Base Hospital Helipad
  • Macksville Park Helicopter Landing Site
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Neighboring Countries of Australia