The official language is Malay; English and the Australian dollar is the currency of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. The domain is .cc and the country code is +61 891.
National day is celebrated on 17 Aug 2022. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Cocos (Keeling) Islands is no exception.
In Cocos (Keeling) Islands, 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 Cocos (Keeling) Islands. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Australian symbol.
The country was founded by Captain William Keeling. .
In Cocos (Keeling) Islands the power plugs and sockets are of type I. The standard voltage is 240 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.
The Australian national anthem was written by Peter Dodds McCormick and composed by Peter Dodds McCormick.
|Official name(s)||Cocos (Keeling) Islands|
|Alternative name(s)||Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands|
|Regional location||Southeastern Asia, group of islands in the Indian Ocean, southwest of Indonesia, about halfway between Australia and Sri Lanka|
|Country name etymology||Cocos refers to the abundant coconut trees, while Keeling is William Keeling.|
|Climate||Tropical with high humidity, moderated by the southeast trade winds for about nine months of the year|
|Terrain||Flat, low-lying coral atolls|
|Country code||+61 891|
|Capital city||West Island|
|Ethnicity||Malay, Australian, Indonesian and Javanese|
|Head of government||Governor General (David Hurley)|
|Driving side||Drive on the Left-hand side|
|Total area||14 km2 (5.4 sq mi)|
|Average elevation||3–4 m|
|Mains electricity||240 V|
|Emergency telephone numbers||Emergency Telephone Numbers|
The National animal of Cocos (Keeling) Islands is Hammerhead sharks
The National flower of Cocos (Keeling) Islands is Not Declared. Botanical name is .
The National bird of Cocos (Keeling) Islands is Not Declared
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!