Welcome to Australia

Updated: January 16, 2006, 9:18 PM ET
By Joe Connor | Special to ESPN.com

Quick facts

Location: Oceania/Australia, continent between the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean Size: 2,966,136 square miles, or slightly smaller than the 48 contiguous U.S. states Population: 20 million People: Caucasian (92%), Asian (7%), Aboriginal (1%) Language: English (Aussie-style) Government: Democratic, federal-state system recognizing the British monarch as sovereign Capitol: Canberra (population: 310,000)

Baseball (and other interesting) notes Most known (to U.S. audience) ...

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