Cocos (Keeling) Islands

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Territory of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands
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Coat o airms o Cocos (Keeling) Islands
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Motto: Maju Pulau Kita  (Malay)
"Our developed island"
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CaipitalWest Island
Lairgest villageBantam (Home Island)
Offeecial leidsInglis (de facto)
Demonym(s)
  • Cocossian
  • Cocos Islandian
GovrenmentFederal constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
• Admeenistrator
Jon Stanhope
Aindil Minkom
Territory o Australie
• Annexed bi
Breetish Empire

1857
• Transferred tae
Australie control

1955
Aurie
• Total
14 km2 (5.4 sq mi)
• Water (%)
0
Population
• July 2009 estimate
596[1] (241)
• Density
43/km2 (111.4/sq mi) (n/a)
CurrencyAustralie dollar (AUD)
Time zoneUTC+06:30 (CCT)
Cawin code61 891
ISO 3166 codeCC
Internet TLD.cc
Cocos is locatit in Indian Ocean
Cocos
Cocos
Location of the Cocos Islands in the Indian Ocean.

The Territory o the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, an aa called Cocos Islands an Keeling Islands, is a territory o Australie, locatit in the Indian Ocean, soothwast o Christmas Island an approximately midway atween Australie an Sri Lanka.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Cocos (Keeling) Islands". The World Factbook. CIA. Retrieved 27 January 2012.