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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.

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

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

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