10 Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About Australia

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8. Only Slightly Smaller Than The U.S.

When you compare the land size of Australia vs. the land size of the contiguous 48 states, Australia is only slightly smaller at 7.692 square kilometers. Many people think of Australia as a small country but really the only thing small is the 23.13 million population compared to the massive land size.

7. Great Greeks

The largest Greek population in the world outside of Greece is found in Melbourne, Victoria. The city’s Greek Precinct is centered along Lonsdale Street between Swanston and Russell Streets. On the corner of La Trobe and William Street, you’ll find the Hellenic Foundation for Culture Centre as well as the Hellenic Museum.

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