Territory of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands
ରାଷ୍ଟ୍ରାଦର୍ଶ: Maju Pulau Kita (Malay)
"Our developed island"
|ବୃହତ୍ତମ ସହର||Bantam (Home Island)|
|ସରକାରୀ ଭାଷା||English (de facto)|
|Government||Federal constitutional monarchy|
Sir Peter Cosgrove
|Territory of Australia|
• Annexed by
• Transferred to
|14 km2 (5.4 sq mi)|
• ଜଳଭାଗ (%)
• July 2009 estimate
|43/km2 (111.4/sq mi) (n/a)|
|ମୁଦ୍ରା||Australian dollar (AUD)|
|ସମୟ ମଣ୍ଡଳ||UTC+06:30 (CCT)|
|ଟେଲିଫୋନ କୋଡ଼||61 891|
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H.M. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip arrive at the Cocos Islands, April 1954.
Aerial view of Cocos (Keeling) Islands Airport (ICAO code: YPCC).
Prince Philip waves goodbye as he and Queen Elizabeth, accompanied by John Clunies Ross, return to their ship from Home Island (1954).
H.M. Queen Elizabeth at a garden party held in her honour at Home Island.
Compass stand from the bridge of HMAS Sydney, which destroyed the SMS Emden, installed at Port Macquarie, New South Wales, in 1929.
A broadside view of the wrecked German raider Emden after her encounter with HMAS Sydney near Cocos Island. Seamen, shortly to be rescued by the Sydney, crowd together on the clear end of the vessel. In the foreground, several crew members look on from the Sydney 's foredeck.
The last bombing raid of World War II by 99, 356 and 321 Squadrons is cancelled, 15 August 1945.
- "Cocos (Keeling) Islands". The World Factbook. CIA. Retrieved 27 January 2012.
- Maj-General J. T. Durrant (SA Air Force, Commanding Officer, Cocos Islands), watched by Wing Commander "Sandy" Webster (Commanding Officer, 99 Squadron), Squadron Leader Les Evans (Acting Commanding Officer, 356 Squadron) and Lieutenant Commander W. van Prooijen (Commanding Officer, 321 Squadron).
- Shire of Cocos (Keeling) Islands homepage
- Areas of individual islets[dead link]
- Atoll Research Bulletin vol. 403[dead link]
- Cocos (Keeling) Islands Tourism website
- Noel Crusz, The Cocos Islands mutiny, reviewed by Peter Stanley (Principal Historian, Australian War Memorial).
- The man who lost a "coral kingdom"
- Amateur Radio DX Pedition to Cocos (Keeling) Islands VK9EC