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British Indian Ocean Territory
Location of British Indian Ocean Territory
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Capital
and settlement
Camp Justice
7°18′S72°24′E / 7.300°S 72.400°E / -7.300; 72.400Coordinates: 7°18′S72°24′E / 7.300°S 72.400°E / -7.300; 72.400
Official languagesEnglish
Ethnic groups
(2001)
GovernmentDependency under a constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Ben Merrick
• Deputy Commissioner
Stephen Hilton
• Administrator
Kit Pyman
Government of the United Kingdom
• Minister
Nigel AdamsMP
Area
• Total
54,400 km2 (21,000 sq mi)
• Water (%)
99.89
• Land
60 km2
23 sq mi
Population
• Non‑permanent 2018 estimate
c. 3,000 military personnel and contractors
• Permanent
0
• Density
50.0/km2 (129.5/sq mi)
Currency
Time zoneUTC+06
Driving sideright
Calling code+246
Internet TLD.io

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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