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Oceania

In a narrow sense, Oceania is a term used to refer to Polynesia, Melanesia and Micronesia as a whole. In a wider sense Australia and New Zealand are also counted as forming part of Oceania.

Countries of Oceania include:

Territories in Oceania belonging to other countries include:

See also: History of Oceania

Oceania also refers to one of the three super-states in George Orwell's 1984. The book's main character, Winston Smith, resides in Oceania.



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