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Australia is 2,969,907 square miles (about 7,692,023 square kilometers) and has a population of 23,625,600; 36.1 percent of the population identifies as having an English background, 35.4 percent are Australian, 2.5 percent are indigenous Australians, and the remainder are from China, India, and several European countries. The Australian census does not keep track of racial backgrounds. Australia is divided into six states and two territories. The gross domestic product is US$1.041 trillion or US$44,346 per capita. Australia has a very advanced health care system with universal coverage, but large parts of the country are rural and access to health care is not as readily available in some locations.

Aboriginal Australians and Bush Medicine

The Aboriginal people of Australia have the oldest continual culture on Earth. They have ...

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