Embassy of the United States in Canberra

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Embassy of the United States in Canberra

The Embassy of the United States in Canberra is the embassy of the United States to Australia. It is one of the largest embassies in the Australian capital of Canberra. It is in the Georgian style of architecture, and was also inspired by the architecture of Christopher Wren. The foundation stone was laid on July 4, 1942, and it opened in 1943. It is situated close to The Lodge, the Australian Prime Minister's official residence in Canberra.

The mission was featured in a sixth season episode of the animated television series The Simpsons, "Bart vs. Australia" sporting a sign entitled 'Restroom for Citizens Only'.

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