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Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Canberra

Capital of Australia


Canberra
Canberra

Canberra is the capital city of Australia. Founded following the federation of the colonies of Australia as the seat of government for the new nation, it is Australia's largest inland city and the eighth-largest city overall. The city is located at the northern end of the Australian Capital Territory, 280 km (170 mi) south-west of Sydney and 660 km (410 mi) north-east of Melbourne.

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