COCOS KEELING ISLANDS

COCOS KEELING ISLANDS
Map of South Keeling Islands

COCOS KEELING ISLANDS (Territory of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands)

The Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands, also called Cocos Islands and Keeling Islands, is a territory of Australia. There are two atolls and twenty-seven coral islands in the group. The islands are located in the Indian Ocean, about halfway between Australia and Sri Lanka.

Capital: West Island
Largest Village: Bantam (Home Island)
Official Languages: English
Demonym: Cocossian (Cocos Islandians)
Area: 14 km2 5.3 sq mi
Population: 600