Area: 136 sq km
Population: 1 928 inhab. (estimate 2018)
Density: 14.18 inhab./sq km
Coordinates: lat. 10° S; long. 106° E
Capital: Flying Fish Cove (chief town) 1 599 inhab. (2016);
Currency: Australian dollar (100 cents)

Christmas Island

Christmas Island, Territory of Christmas Island
Useful information

GMT  +7
DST  not applied


Politics and current affairs

An island in the Indian Ocean, approximately 350 km south of Java. It was a dependency of Singapore until 1 October, 1958; not to be confused with the island of the same name (now Kiritimati) in the Pacific Ocean.

Administrative division

Cities
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Flying Fish Cove1 599inhab.2016
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Population

Demographic statistics
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
Females38.7%2016
Males61.3%2016
Languages
DESCRIPTION
English
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Forests-Livestock-Fishing

Forestry
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
timber172017
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Minerals

Mineral resources - Non-metal ores
DESCRIPTIONVALUEUNITSYEAR
phosphate rock550.11000 t2017
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