Australia is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands. It is the world's sixth-largest country by total area. There are 2 national and 10 state/territory daily newspapers, 35 regional dailies and 470 other regional and suburban newspapers in Australia. All major metropolitan newspapers are owned either by News Limited, a subsidiary of News Corporation, or Fairfax Media, except The West Australian. There are two national daily newspapers, The Australian and The Australian Financial Review. Other notable newspapers are The Sydney Morning Herald, The Daily Telegraph, The Age, and The Herald Sun. Australia's earliest newspaper, the Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, was first printed in 1803. Australia's longest running newspaper, the Sydney Morning Herald, was first published as the Sydney Herald in 1831. The Herald's rival, the Daily Telegraph, was first published in July 1879. Australia's first foreign language newspaper, Die Deutsche Post für die australischen Kolonien was published in Adelaide in 1848.