Australia. The flag of Australia. The Coat of Arms of Australia is the official symbol of Australia. It is the only state in the world that occupies the territory of a whole continent. Its area is about 8000000 km. The capital of Australia is Canberra , which became the capital only in 1927.
Australia is the most droughty continent on the earth.About one half of its territory is occupied by deserts and semideserts.It is the land of great plains.The main part of Australia lies in tropics