What island nation lies east of Australia?
New Zealand is a geographically isolated island nation in the southern Pacific, situated about 2,000 km (1,250 mi) southeast of Australia’s east coast. 4.7 million people live in New Zealand (in 2019).
What is the name of the island nation?
Island Nations, islands that are sovereign states.
|Country||Capital City||Area (km²)|
|Dominican Republic||Santo Domingo||48,310|
Which is the largest island state in Australia?
For a more comprehensive list, see List of islands of Tasmania. Tasmania is a large island state off the south-east coast of mainland Australia. The main island of Tasmania (which includes 94% of the state’s land area) does not have a defined name but can be referred to as the “Tasmanian mainland”.
Where is Australia located in the South Pacific?
Australia is a neighbor of several other islands in the south Pacific including: Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and the Philippines to the north, New Zealand to the southeast, the Marshall Islands to the northeast and Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, Tahiti and French Polynesia to the east.
Are there any islands to the west of Australia?
There are some small islands to the west of Australia, but Africa is the most significant landmass in that direction. While Australia’s eastern coast borders the Pacific Ocean, its western coast borders the Indian Ocean.
Where are the islands off the coast of Queensland?
Green Island. Great Barrier Reef, off Cairns. Green Island is a beautiful coral cay off the coast of Northern Queensland, almost 30km off the coast from Cairns, and situated within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park UNESCO World Heritage area.