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    Area: 7.7 million sq. km. (3 million sq. mi.); about the size of the 48 contiguous United States.
    Cities: (2001) Capital--Canberra (pop. 311,500). Other cities--Sydney (4.0 million), Melbourne (3.5 million), Brisbane (1.6 million), Perth (1.3 million).
    Terrain: Varied, but generally low-lying.
    Climate: Relatively dry, ranging from temperate in the south to tropical in the north. source: