Flag of Australia 🇦🇺

Flag of Australia

The Australian flag 🇦🇺 was adopted in 1909 and its design reflects historical ties to the Great Britain. As in the case of the British flag, the background is blue, but the Union Jack flag is reduced and placed at the top of the left side. Below the Union Jack, there is a seven-pointed star, whose six tips represent Australian states and the seventh tip refers to two independent federal territories. On the right half of the flag, the constellation of the Southern Cross, which dominates the Australian sky, stretches. Indigenous Australians have their own flag. Via red and black stripes and yellow disc, their flag is trying to represent the indigenous tribes, the earth and the sun.

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Flag of Australia

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Main information

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Country Australia
Capital city Canberra
Continent Oceania
Population 23,414,552 (2014)
Total area 7,741,220 km2
Formation 1. 1. 1901
Highest point Mawson Peak (2,745 m)
GDP $ 41,954 (IMF, 2012)
Currency australian dollar (AUD)
Code AU (AUS)
Calling code +61
Internet TLD .au

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