61 is the country calling code for Australia.
Australia is a country on the continent of Oceania. The capital city of Australia is Canberra.
How to Call Australia from the UK
To call a telephone number in Australia from the UK:
- Dial the international call prefix. For calls from the UK this is 00 (or '+' from mobile phones).
- Dial the country code for Australia - 61.
- Dial the number of the person/business, omitting the first zero if there is one.
The currency used in Australia is the Australian dollar (AUD).
The current exchange rates between the Australian dollar and the British pound (AUD to GBP, GBP to AUD) are:
- 1 Australian dollar (AUD) = 0.545 GBP
- 1 British pound (GBP) = 1.835 AUD
Exchange rates on this page were last updated on .
Australia – Facts and Figures
According to data from the World Bank, the population of Australia in recent years is:
- 2018 - 24,982,688
- 2017 - 24,601,860
- 2016 - 24,190,907
- 2015 - 23,815,995
- 2014 - 23,475,686
- 2013 - 23,128,129
Useful information about Australia
- Two-letter Country Code (ISO 3166-1 alpha-2): AU
- Three-letter Country Code (ISO 3166-1 alpha-3): AUS
- Region: Oceania
- Capital: Canberra
- Area: 7,692,024 square km
- Language(s): English