Oceania comprises Australasia (Australia and New Zealand), Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia.

While it’s not a the continent I’ve explored and written about thoroughly, I have backpacked around Australia and New Zealand, stayed with local friends in Sydney, Melbourne and Wellington, and taken a quick trip to Fiji.

Oceania fast facts 

Countries: 14

Population: 43,000

Languages: 5,000+

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