National Symbols of Christmas Island

Christmas Island is a country in Australia/Oceania. It shares borders with the following countries: The capital of Christmas Island is Flying Fish Cove.

The official language is Malay, Mandarin and the Australian dollar is the currency of the Christmas Island. The domain is .cx and the country code is +61.

National day is celebrated on 13 Aug 2022. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Christmas Island is no exception.

In Christmas Island, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Australian people. No official National drink is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Christmas Island. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Australian symbol.

and David Hurley (Governor General) is the Prime Minister.

In Christmas Island the power plugs and sockets are of type I. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Australian national anthem was written by Peter Dodds McCormick and composed by Peter Dodds McCormick.

Country information

Official name(s) Territory of Christmas Island
Alternative name(s) Territory of Christmas Island
Regional location Southeastern Asia, island in the Indian Ocean, south of Indonesia
Country name etymology Captain William Mynors of the Royal Mary, an English East India Company vessel, named the island when he sailed past it on Christmas Day, in 1643.
Climate Tropical with a wet season (December to April) and dry season; heat and humidity moderated by trade winds
Terrain Steep cliffs along coast rise abruptly to central plateau
Population 1,843
Language(s) Malay, Mandarin
Religion Christianity, Islam, & Traditional faiths
Country code +61
Literacy rate N/A
Currency Australian dollar
Capital city Flying Fish Cove
Domain(TLD) .cx
Ethnicity Chinese Peranakans, Malay, Australian, English, Irish & other
Head of government Governor General
Nationality Australian
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 135 km2 (52 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+07:00 (CXT)
Average elevation 181 m (591 ft)
Coastline 138 Km
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Christmas Island

Flag map of Christmas Island

Motto of Christmas Island

"Research and Discovery"

National animal of Christmas Island

The National animal of Christmas Island is Land crabs

National Animal of Christmas Island - Land crabs

National flower of Christmas Island

The National flower of Christmas Island is Christmas Island Waxvine . Botanical name is Hoya Aldrichii.

National flower of Christmas Island - Christmas Island Waxvine

National bird of Christmas Island

The National bird of Christmas Island is Not Declared

Rest of the National symbols of Christmas Island 👇

Australian Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

The clash of ideas brings forth the spark of truth.

Blood is thicker than water.

One man’s meat is another man’s poison.

Australia – land of tomorrow.

Once bitten, twice shy.

Half a loaf is better than none.

In the planting season visitors come singly, and in harvest time they come in crowds.

Dog must not steal from dog.

A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.

If you catch a man, throw him back!

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Country location

Christmas Island is a territory of Australia

National Flag of Christmas Island 🇨🇽