Type Region & Country
Meaning & History
Derived from Latin australis meaning "southern". It was formally adopted as the name of the continent (and later country) by the British administrators of the region in 1824.
Other Languages & CulturesAustralija(Bosnian) Avstraliya(Bulgarian) Australija(Croatian) Austrálie(Czech) Australien(Danish) Australië(Dutch) Australie(French) Australien(German) Austrālija(Latvian) Australija(Lithuanian) Austrália(Portuguese) Avstraliya(Russian) Australija(Serbian) Austrália(Slovak) Australien(Swedish) Avstraliya(Ukrainian)
Entry updated May 29, 2020