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Discover West Island in Cocos Islands!

West Island in the region of Cocos Islands (general) with it's 120 habitants is a place located in Cocos Islands and is the capital of this country.

Map of the area of West Island in Cocos Islands

Local time in West Island is now 04:07 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Indian / Cocos" with an UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: . When in this area, you might want to check out Bantam Village and West Island as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

28°C / 82 °F Scattered clouds
Morning Temperature 28°C / 82 °F
Evening Temperature 27°C / 81 °F
Night Temperature 26°C / 79 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 100%
Air Pressure 1025.3 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Scattered clouds, covering 48% of sky
General Conditions Scattered clouds

Monday, 18th of December 2017
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.
Broken clouds Day: 26°C (80 °F)
Night: 26°C (80 °F)
Tuesday, 19th of December 2017
Few clouds, gentle breeze.
Few clouds Day: 27°C (80 °F)
Night: 26°C (79 °F)
Wednesday, 20th of December 2017
Light rain, gentle breeze, few clouds.
Light rain Day: 27°C (80 °F)
Night: 27°C (80 °F)


Jason Polakow On Cocos Islands 2010

09:56 min ( September 16, 2010 by jpaustraliacom)
Views: 19,985 - Rating: 5/5

Jason Polakow begin_of_the_skype_highlighting end_of_the_skype_highlighting KA-1111: I have heard rumors of perfect waves breaking in crystal clear waters off the coast of Australia with little or no ...

Cocos Islands 2010

04:54 min ( October 31, 2010 by Gannerful)
Views: 2,026 - Rating: 5/5

Cocos Islands 2010

Another part of photos from Natasza's vo...

03:24 min ( May 14, 2009 by vojtasjedyny)
Views: 9,551 - Rating: 5/5

Live from Cocos Islands, external teritory of Australia. Natasza talks (in Polish) about her stay with Karolina Sawka, disabled 15-year old girl. Charity was one of the most important points of Natasz...

Zephyr Kite Tours

05:51 min ( November 29, 2007 by zephyrwatersports)
Views: 5,104 - Rating: 4.8/5

Kitesurfing tours to the Cocos Islands are perfect for all levels of kiters, from complete beginners to advanced riders

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Interesting facts about this location

West Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands

West Island is the capital of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. The population is roughly 120. It is the less populous of the two inhabited islands (the other is Home Island). It was part of the Clunies-Ross plantation and an airstrip was built here during World War II. As well as all the government buildings, it contains the airport, a general store and tourist accommodation.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -12.16, 96.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Tags:Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Horsburgh Island

Horsburgh Island (in Malay, Pulo Luar or Pulu Luar) is one of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. Its area is 1.04 square kilometres . There is a small lagoon in the interior of the island to the northeast.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -12.16, 96.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Bantam, Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Bantam Village is the largest settlement on the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. It is located on Home Island and has a population of about 500, mainly Cocos Malays.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -12.16, 96.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Cocos (Keeling) Islands

The Territory of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, also called Cocos Islands and Keeling Islands, is a territory of Australia, located in the Indian Ocean, southwest of Christmas Island and approximately midway between Australia and Sri Lanka. The territory consists of two atolls and 27 coral islands, of which two, West Island and Home Island, are inhabited with a total population of approximately 600.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -12.16, 96.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Archipelagoes of the Indian Ocean, British rule in Singapore, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, States and territories established in 1955, States and territories of Australia

Shire of Cocos

The Shire of Cocos is a local government area which manages local affairs on the Australian external territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands . The island is grouped with Western Australia but is administered by Attorney-General's Department and an Administrator. It covers an area of 14.1 km² in the Indian Ocean about 2,770 km north-west of Perth and 1,000 km south-west of Java in Indonesia. It has a population of 621.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -12.16, 96.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Government of Australia, Local Government Areas of Western Australia

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