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Territory of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: Maju Pulau Kita  (Malay)
"Our developed island"
CapitalWest Island
Largest villageBantam(Home Island)
Official languagesEnglish (de facto)
Demonym
  • Cocossian
  • Cocos Islandian
GovernmentFederal constitutional monarchy
 - MonarchElizabeth II
 - AdministratorJon Stanhope
 - Shire PresidentAindil Minkom
Territory of Australia
 - Annexed by
British Empire

1857 
 - Transferred to
Australian control

1955 
Area
 - Total14 km2
5.3 sq mi
 - Water (%)0
Population
 - July 2009 estimate596[1] (241)
 - Density43/km2 (n/a)
112/sq mi
CurrencyAustralian dollar (AUD)
Time zoneCCT (UTC+06:30)
Calling code61 891
ISO 3166 codeCC
Internet TLD.cc

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 26, 2012


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