Australian Capital Territory

federal territory of Australia, containing the capital city, Canberra
Australian Capital Territory
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The Australian Capital Territory or ACT is a small territory in Australia. It was created as the home for the Australian capital city, Canberra, because of fighting between New South Wales and Victoria over where the capital city should be. The Jervis Bay Territory was created at the same time so that the ACT would have a harbour without relying on one of the states.

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