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Is in the northern hemisphere
Has hosted the Olympic Games
Austria: 1964 and 1976 Winter Games (Innsbruck). Australia: 1956 and 2000 Summer Games (Melbourne and Sydney)
Its capital is also its most populous city
Canberra, Australia's capital, is only the 8th largest city in Australia
Has the lower population density of the two
Has the drier climate on average
Its second biggest city starts with the letter "G"
Graz is the second largest city in Austria
Its name is related to a compass direction (ex: north, south, east, west)
Austria’s name means "Eastern Realm" and Australia’s name means "Southern Land"
Over 10% of its population lives in its largest city
Over half of the country is Catholic
More than 5% of the country has Chinese ancestry
Has the higher elevation (both average and maximum)
Is considered to be a high income country
Has more cows than people (and also more sheep than people)
Has not suffered any military combat casualties since the end of WWII
Australia has fought in Korea, Vietnam, Iraq and other wars since the end of WWII. Austria sent a tiny force to Afghanistan but had no casualties.
Mining represents the largest sector of its export economy
Not bad for a 64yr old Scotsman living in France!
It must be because it is 9am and I have not had a drink yet!!!!
(This might be a joke but idk)
Australia sheep population peaked at over 100million