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Australia

Capital :Canberra

Land Area : 76,86,850 sq km

Head of Government : Prime Minister John Winston Howard (since 11 March 1996)

Population : 20,090,437 (July 2005 est.)

Major Languages : English, Native Languages

Major Religion(s) : Catholic 26.4%, Anglican 20.5%, other Christian 20.5%, Buddhist 1.9%, Muslim 1.5%, other 1.2%, unspecified 12.7%, none 15.3% (2001 Census)

Date of Joining : 1931

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