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Two surfers and other people are seen walking at Bondi Beach, in Sydney
Image: James Gourley/AAP/Imago Images


Australia is an Oceanian country made up of the mainland continent, the island of Tasmania and several smaller islands. Its currency is the Australian dollar, its capital is Canberra and its most populous city is Sydney.

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