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Australian dollar (AUD) is the currency in Australia

Facts about Australian dollar

  • Country:
    Australia
  • Currency:
    Australian dollar
  • Currency code (ISO 4217):
    AUD
  • Short for the currency:
    AU$
  • Currency subunits:
    100 cents

Todays currency in Australia, the Australian dollar, was introduced in 1966 and replaced the pound sterling. A unique thing with the Australian dollar is that is made of plastic and therefore can stand water. The currency is part of a currency union with a number of islands close to Australia.

Where is Australia?


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Australia, the country, is both the continent Australia, Tasmania and a number of smaller islands in the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean. The locals in Australia are called aborigines. In 1901 the country became a federation and in 1907 a dominion of the British Empire.

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