AUSTRALIA :
DEPENDENCIES and TERRITORIES

historical demographical data of these dependencies


DEPENDENCY, TERRITORYcapital; or see reference entrysurface/sq.kmsurface/sq.mic19961993/94mc19911987jnc1986c1981c1976c1971c1966c1960/61c1951e1940c1931codepos.particularsvariants of the name
source:EW,SYLBLBYASYSY,FWSYSYSYSYHAEB,SYEB
Ashmore & Cartier Islands520,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,000ACbelonged formerly to the Northern Territories, in 1978 federally administratedAshmore Reef; country code FIPS: AT
Cartier Islands > see: Ashmore & Cartier IslandsCartier Islet
Christmas IslandFlying Fish Cove (The Settlement)135521,9062,5001,2752,0002,0002,8713,2603,0443,3813,0991,9291,4401,059CKsee also the separate file of this island: christig.htmKirimat i (?)
Cocos IslandsBantam Village1450,6550,7000,6470,6000,6160,5550,5440,6250,6840,6060,6241,1421,142CIsee also the separate file of this island group: cocoskig.htmKeeling Islands
Coral Sea Islands Territory830,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,000CSuninhabited islets, external territory, federally administratedcountry code FIPS: CR
Heard & MacDonald Islands:4121590,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,0000,000HMdiscovered 1853 by US captain John J. Heard; formally annexed by Australia 1947.12country code ISO: HM; FIPS: HM
Heard Island40 km long 16 km wide; Big Ben Peak the highest point in Australian Territory: 2745 (or 3353?) m
MacDonald Islandswest of Heard Island
Shag Islandsjust north of Heard Island
Heard & MacDonald Islandsno details of area available; position of Heard Island: 53 06 S 72 31 E; meteorological station
Keeling Islands > see: Cocos Islands
Kirimat i > see: Christmas Island135521,9062,5001,2752,0002,0002,8713,2603,0443,3813,0991,9291,4401,059CK
Lord Howe Island Group:belongs administratively to New South Wales; first sighted 1788; UNESCO world heritage area
Admiralty Islands1,6 km N of Lord Howe Island
Balls Pyramid32 km SSE of Lord Howe IslandBall's Pyramid
Lord Howe Islandvolcanic isl., 10 km long, 2,9 km wide; position: 31 35 S 159 10 E; resort community near N end
Mutton Bird Island1,6 km NE of Rocky Point of Lord Howe Island
Lord Howe Island Group1760,300LHsettled c.1834; highest points on Lord Howe Isl.: Mt. Gower 875 m, Mt. Lidgfird 777 m
Macquarie Islands:practically uninhabited volcanic island group which belongs administratively to Tasmania
Bishop and Clerk
Judge and Clerk
Macquarie Island34 km long, 5 km wide; highest point: Mt. Hamilton 433 m; position: 54 30 S 158 40 W
Macquarie Islands23189MQthe only residents are at meteorological and nature research stations
Norfolk IslandKingston35132,1811,8962,2852,3001,9771,8001,6001,6831,1521,0350,9421,1001,100NIsee also the separate file of this island: norfolkg.htm
TOTAL:no capital for this combination9913826,6487,5965,4826,9006,8938,0978,6648,3968,5987,8395,4245,1224,360population figures are given in exact numbers, not in 1000s

Particulars: there are no separate files of the uninhabited territories, the ones who do have those are linked here below.
File created on 2002.01.23; revised on 2002.01.27 and last modified on 2003.04.02 by Jan Lahmeyer

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