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Australia - Economy
Currency : Australian Dollar (AUD) = 100 Cents
Rate of exchange (Sept.2004) :

1 Euro = 1.73 Australian Dollar (AUD)

Compare GDP of all countries of the WorldGDP (Gross Domestic Product), 2002 : 399 billion dollars
Compare GDP per capita for all countries of the WorldGDP per capita, 2002 : 19607 dollars
Compare GNP of all countries of the WorldGNP (Gross National Product), 2005 : 654.65 billion dollars
Compare GNP per capita for all countries of the WorldGNP per capita, 2005 : 32170 dollars


Australia - Miscellaneous information
CONSUMPTION (individual / year) (world rank 1997)
- Meat = 110 Kg (2)
- Sugar = 50 Kg (9)
- Milk = 107 Kg (11)
MAIN NATURAL RESOURCES (world rank 2002) :
- Wheat (6)
- Barley (6)
- Sugar cane (8)
- Cotton (9)
- Wool (1)
- Sheeps (2)
- Oxen (9)
- Diamonds (1)
- Lead (1)
- Bauxite (1)
- Potash (1)
- Uranium (2)
- Nickel (2)
- Zinc (2)
- Gold (3)
- Silver (3)
- Coal (3)
- Iron (3)
OTHER RESOURCES & PRODUCTS (world rank 2002) :
- Sugar (1)
- Wine (5)
RECORDS :
- Largest lake in Oceania = Eyre (8200 Km2).
- Lowest recorded temperature in Oceania = -22░C / -9░F (Charlotte Pass, NSW, 1994-June 29).
- Highest recorded temperature in Oceania = 53░C / 128░F (Cloncurry, Queensland, 1889-Jan.16).
- The biggest gold nugget in the world = 235 Kg (found in 1872, Hill End, Australia).


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