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Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Wilayah Pulau Cocos (Keeling)  (Malay)
Flag of Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Motto: Maju Pulau Kita  (Malay)
"Onward our island"
Location of Cocos (Keeling) Islands
StatusExternal Territory
CapitalWest Island
12°11′13″S96°49′42″E / 12.18694°S 96.82833°E / -12.18694; 96.82833
Largest villageBantam(Home Island)
Official languagesNone[a]
Mother languagesMalay, English
Demonym
  • Cocossian
  • Cocos Islandian
Sovereign stateAustralia
GovernmentFederal constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II

Sir Peter Cosgrove
Barry Haase
Aindil Minkom
Territory of Australia
• Annexed by the
British Empire

1857
• Transferred to
Australian control

1955
Area
• Total
14 km2 (5.4 sq mi)
• Water (%)
0
Population
• July 2014 estimate
596[1] (237)
• Density
43/km2 (111.4/sq mi) (n/a)
CurrencyAustralian dollar (AUD)
Time zoneCCT (UTC+06:30)
Calling code61 891
ISO 3166 codeCC
Internet TLD.cc
  1. ^ English does not have de jure status in Cocos (Keeling) Island and in Australia, but it is the de facto language of communication in government.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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