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Learn more about Cocos (Keeling) Islands.
Flag of Cocos (Keeling) Islands Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Population: 629 (July 2004 est.)
Capital: West Island
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An Introduction to Cocos (Keeling) Islands
There are 27 coral islands in the group. Captain William KEELING discovered the islands in 1609, but they remained uninhabited until the 19th century. Annexed by the UK in 1857, they were transferred to the Australian Government in 1955. The population on the two inhabited islands generally is split between the ethnic Europeans on West Island and the ethnic Malays on Home Island.

Cocos (Keeling) Islands map

Map of Cocos (Keeling) Islands ( Location ) : 12 30 S, 96 50 E, Southeastern Asia, group of islands in the Indian Ocean, southwest of Indonesia, about halfway from Australia to Sri Lanka. For additional reports and educational information specific to Cocos (Keeling) Islands, refer to the Country Info menubar to the upper right.

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The flag of Australia is used.

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Phone Lines:
    • 287 (1992)

Televisions:
    • (na

Radios:
    • 300 (1992)

Internet Code:
    • .cc

Did you know ... People from Cocos (Keeling) Islands are called Cocos Islanders
 

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