According to the Australian government, the state that has the longest border equals what percent of the country’s total border length? – 2017

According to the Australian government, the state that has the longest border equals what percent of the country’s total border length?

12.91%




The Australian Capital Territory, or ACT, is located in inland New South Wales. It is the smallest State or Territory of the Commonwealth of Australia at 68 401 km2. It contains only 0.03% of Australia’s total land area. The ACT is bordered on all sides by New South Wales.




New South Wales is Australia’s oldest and most populous State. It accounts for 10%percent of the total land area of Australia (800 642 km2). Its border length runs across 4635 km and its coastal length extends for 2137 km. It borders Queensland to the north, South Australia to the west and Victoria to the south.
AUSTRALIA 35 877
New South Wales 4 635 2

Longest Land border

New South Wales has the longest land border of all the states and territories. It adjoins Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, the Australian Capital Territory and Jervis Bay Territory, making a total of 4 635 kilometres.

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