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Australian Capital Territory

LC control no.n 80144834
Descriptive conventionsrda
Geographic headingAustralian Capital Territory
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Geographic subdivision usageAustralia--Australian Capital Territory
Variant(s)A.C.T. (Australian Capital Territory)
ACT (Australian Capital Territory)
Commonwealth Territory
See alsoFederal Capital Territory (Australia)
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Beginning date1938
Associated countryAustralia
Found inIts Laws of the Australian Capital Territory ... 1939.
Ordinances of the Northern Territory of Australia, the Territory for the Seat of Government, and the Territory of Norfolk Island, 1925?
GEOnet, October 15, 2015 (Australian Capital Territory (approved); variants: Canberra; Commonwealth Territory; Federal Capital Territory; Yass-Canberra; first-order administrative division, Australia, 35°30ʹ00ʺS, 149°00ʹ00ʺE (-35.5, 149))
Macquarie dictionary online, October 15, 2015 (Australian Capital Territory: an Australian federal territory, created in 1911 as an enclave within south-eastern NSW; contains Canberra, the country's capital city; its courts have legal jurisdiction also in the Jervis Bay Territory. 2330 km². Abbrev.: ACT; Initially known as the Federal Capital Territory, it was formally named the Australian Capital Territory in 1938)
Geographic area codeu-at-ac