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Australian State Capitals

List of the capital cities of the states and territories of Australia.

The capital of Australia is Canberra.

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Adelaide

Adelaide is the capital of the state of South Australia (SA) in Australia. It has a population of around 1.2 million.

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Brisbane

Brisbane is the capital of the state of Queensland (QLD) in Australia. It has a population of just over 2 million.

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Canberra

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Canberra is the capital of Australia, and is located in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). It has a population of around 350,000 people.

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Darwin

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Darwin is the capital of the Northern Territory in Australia. It has a population of around 128,000.

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Hobart

Hobart is the capital of the island state of Tasmania (TAS) in Australia. It has a population of around 215,000.

Melbourne is the capital of the state of Victoria (VIC) in Australia. It has a population of around 4 million.

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Perth

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Perth is the capital of the state of Western Australia (WA), in Australia. It has a population of about 1.7 million.

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Sydney

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Sydney is the capital of the state of New South Wales (NSW) in Australia. It has a population of around 4.6 million people.