Australasia & Oceania Continent Facts

Australasia and Oceania Facts for Kids will provide lots of exciting and fun facts on the continent.

Oceania is a geographic region comprising Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia, and Australasia. So Oceania is a group of countries which include Australasia.
Australasia is a region within Oceania comprising Australia, New Zealand, and neighboring pacific islands.

Australasia and Oceania are known as the smallest continent in the world, surrounded by the Indian Ocean to the west, Southern ocean to the south and Pacific Oceans.


How many countries are there in the continent Australasia and Oceania?

Australasia and Oceania comprise Australia, New Zealand, the island of New Guinea, and neighboring islands in the Pacific Ocean.

There are a total of 14 countries in Australasia and Oceania-

Country > Capital > Currency

Australia – Canberra (Australian dollar)
Fiji – Suva (Fijian dollar)
Kiribati – Tarawa ( Australian dollar)
Marshall Islands – Majuro (US dollar)
Micronesia – Palikir (Micronesian dollar and US dollar)
Nauru – Yaren ( Australian dollar)
New Zealand – Wellington ( New Zealand dollar)
Palau – Melekeok (Palauan dollar and US dollar)
Papua New Guinea – Port Moresby (Kina)
Samoa – Apia (Samoan tala)
Solomon Islands – Honiara (Solomon Islands dollar)
Tonga – Nuku’alofa (Tongan pa’anga)
Tuvalu – Funafuti ( Australian dollar)
Vanuatu – Port Vila (Vanuatu vatu)

Australasia & Oceania Continent Facts For Kids

What is the largest country in Australasia?
Australia is the largest country in Oceania by size. Its population is 19.5 million.

What is the smallest country in Australasia?
Nauru is the smallest country in Australasia.

Which city is the biggest in Australasia and Oceania?
Sydney is the biggest and most populous city in Australasia and Oceania.

Which is the highest peak of Australasia and Oceania?
Puncak Jaya (Carstensz Pyramid), a mountain in Indonesia, is considered the tallest mountain in Oceania. [source]

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