Map of Australia
Australia, which is officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country consisting of the mainland of the Australian continent, the Tasmania island, and numerous minor islands. It is the 6th largest country in the world by total area. Australia's neighboring countries are Papua New Guinea, East Timor, and Indonesia to the north; New Zealand to the southeast, and Vanuatu and Solomon Islands to the northeast. Its capital is Canberra, and the largest city is Sydney.