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Canberra
Australie Caipital Territory
Canberra Montage.png
Canberra is located in Australia
Canberra
Canberra
Coordinates 35°18′27″S 149°07′27.9″E / 35.30750°S 149.124417°E / -35.30750; 149.124417Coordinates: 35°18′27″S 149°07′27.9″E / 35.30750°S 149.124417°E / -35.30750; 149.124417
Population 367,752 (31 Julie 2012)[1] (8t)
 • Density 428.6/km2 (1,110/sq mi)
Established 12 March 1913
Aurie 814.2 km2 (314.4 sq mi)[2]
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Simmer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)
Location
Territory electorate(s)
Federal Diveesion(s)
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfaw
19.7 °C
67 °F
6.5 °C
44 °F
616.4 mm
24.3 in

Canberra (/ˈkænb(ə)rə/ or /ˈkænbɛrə/)[3] is the caipital ceety o Australia. Wi a population o 367,000, it is Australie's lairgest inland ceety an the aicht-lairgest ceety oweraw. The ceety is locatit at the northren end o the Australie Caipital Territory (ACT), 280 km (170 mi) sooth-wast o Sydney, an 660 km (410 mi) north-east o Melbourne. A resident o Canberra is kent as a "Canberran".

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "3218.0 - Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2011". Bureau of Statistics. 31 July 2012. Retrieved 30 November 2012. 
  2. "Planning Data Statistics". ACT Planning & Land Authority. 21 July 2009. Archived from the original on 2 August 2008. Retrieved 13 May 2010. 
  3. Macquarie ABC Dictionary. The Macquarie Library. 2003. p. 144. ISBN 1-876429-37-2.