Cocos (Keeling) Islands is an archipelago of twenty-seven coral islands on the Indian Ocean. These islands were discovered by Captain William Keeling in 1609. The archipelago was occupied by the United Kingdom in 1857 and was handed over to the Australian authorities in 1955.
Official Name: The Territory of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Flag Proportion: 1:2
Flag Adopted On: April 6, 2004
Location: Cocos (Keeling) Islands is located in the Indian Ocean between Sri Lanka and Australia.
Capital City: West Island
Major Places: Bantam, Gooseberry Island, Misery Island
Area: 5.3 square miles
Currency: Australian dollar (AUD)
Official Language: English
Motto: Our Developed Nation