Oceania is the smallest continent in the world. It is often referred to as Australia but the word Oceania includes all the islands around Australia, so it's more correct to say Oceania.

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Oceania is made up of 14 countries and is surrounded by the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean.

Hundreds of languages are spoken and over 40 million people live on the continent.


Big and small

The largest country in Oceania is Australia and the smallest country is Nauru.


Rivers, mountains and lakes

The highest mountain is Mount Wilhelm in Papua New Guinea. 

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The longest river is the Murray River in Australia and the biggest lake is Lake Eyre in South Australia.


The landscape of Oceania

The landscape of Oceania changes from Australian rainforests and deserts to snowy mountains and glaciers in New Zealand. Many of the islands have tropical rainforests and beaches with palm trees.


What is Oceania famous for?

Oceania is famous for its kangaroos, koalas, crocodiles, kiwi birds, wombats and Komodo dragons. It’s also known for surfing, incredible beaches and Aboriginal and Maori cultures. 

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