West Island Destination Guide
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.
Local time in West Island is now 01:37 PM (Tuesday). 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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Jason Polakow On Cocos Islands 2010
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Cocos Islands 2010
Cocos Islands 2010
Another part of photos from Natasza's vo...
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
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.
Located at -12.16, 96.82 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Information of geographic nature is based on public data provided by geonames.org, CIA world facts book, Unesco, DBpedia and wikipedia.