National Symbols of Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Cocos (Keeling) Islands is a country in Australia/Oceania. It shares borders with the following countries: Australia, . The capital of Cocos (Keeling) Islands is West Island.

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 11 Jan 2023. 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.

Country information

Former name(s) Keeling Islands
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
Population 544
Language(s) Malay; English
Religion Islam
Country code +61 891
Literacy rate -
Currency Australian dollar
Capital city West Island
Domain(TLD) .cc
Ethnicity Malay, Australian, Indonesian and Javanese
Head of government Governor General (David Hurley)
Nationality Australian
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 14 km2 (5.4 sq mi)
Timezone UTC+06:30
Average elevation 3–4 m
Coastline 26 Km
Mains electricity 240 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Flag map of Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Motto of Cocos (Keeling) Islands

"Onward our island"

National animal of Cocos (Keeling) Islands

The National animal of Cocos (Keeling) Islands is Hammerhead sharks

National Animal of Cocos (Keeling) Islands - Hammerhead sharks

National flower of Cocos (Keeling) Islands

The National flower of Cocos (Keeling) Islands is Not Declared. Botanical name is .

National bird of Cocos (Keeling) Islands

The National bird of Cocos (Keeling) Islands is Not Declared

Rest of the National symbols of Cocos (Keeling) Islands 👇

Neighbouring countries of Cocos (Keeling) Islands

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!

Compare Cocos (Keeling) Islands with other countries


Compare Cocos (Keeling) Islands with its neighbours

Country location

Guess the Flags Quiz

Cocos (Keeling) Islands is a territory of Australia

National Flag of Cocos (Keeling) Islands 🇨🇨

How to pronounce Cocos (Keeling) Islands