Australia and Oceania Continent is the world’s smallest continent, the continent is surrounded by the Pacific, Indian and Southern Oceans.
There are 14 Independent countries and 12 dependent overseas territories, the largest independent country is Australia, which occupies around 86% of the total area and the smallest country is Nauru.
The Continent was once a part of Antarctica however around 96 million years ago, it drifted north.
List of countries in Australia and Oceania (Alphabetical Order)
Papua New Guinea
List of dependent territories (Alphabetical Order)
Territories that are considered a dependent territory, Region or Area, However, these territories do not have complete control over their political interests but do have independence compared to the controlling political system.
|American Samoa (USA)||Cook Islands (New Zealand)||French Polynesia (France)|
|Guam (USA)||New Caledonia (France)
Niue (New Zealand)
Norfolk Island (Australia)
Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
|Pitcairn Islands (UK)|
|Tokelau (New Zealand)||Wake Island (USA)
Wallis and Futuna (France)