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Territory of Christmas Island
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Anthem: Advance Australia Fair
Location of  Christmas Island  (circled in red)in the region Southeast Asia  (light yellow)
Location of  Christmas Island  (circled in red)

in the region Southeast Asia  (light yellow)

StatusExternal Territory
Capital
and largest city
Flying Fish Cove
("The Settlement")
Official languagesEnglish (de facto)
Ethnic groups
DemonymChristmas Islander
Sovereign stateAustralia
GovernmentFederal constitutional monarchy
 - MonarchElizabeth II
 - Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia
Sir Peter Cosgrove
 - AdministratorBarry Haase
 - Shire PresidentFoo Kee Heng
Territory of Australia
 - Sovereignty
transferred to Australia

1957 
Area
 - Total135 km2
52 sq mi
 - Water (%)0
Population
 - 2011 estimate2,072[1] (220th)
 - Density10.39/km2 (n/a)
26.96/sq mi
CurrencyAustralian dollar (AUD)
Time zoneCXT (UTC+7)
Drives on theleft
Calling code61
ISO 3166 codeCX
Internet TLD.cx

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015


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