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Discover West Island in Cocos Islands

West Island in the region of Cocos Islands (general) with its 120 habitants is a town located in Cocos Islands and is the capital of this country.

Interactive map of West Island

Local time in West Island is now 02:50 AM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " Indian/Cocos " with a UTC offset of 6.5 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: and . When in this area, you might want to check out . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in West Island ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Jason Polakow On Cocos Islands 2010

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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 ..

Another part of photos from Natasza's voyage

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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

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

Cocos Islands 2010

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Cocos Islands 2010 ..

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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 -12.19 96.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 3 km 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.

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Located at -12.12 96.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
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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.

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Located at -12.08 96.84 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Home Island

Home Island, also known locally as Pulu Selma, is one of only two permanently inhabited islands of the 26 islands of the Southern Atoll of the Cocos (Keeling) Islands, an Australian Overseas Territory in the central-eastern Indian Ocean. It is 0.95 km² in area and contains the largest settlement of the territory, Bantam, with a population of about 500 Cocos Malay people.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -12.12 96.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km 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.

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Located at -12.12 96.90 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km 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

Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in West Island