Christmas Island

Territory of Christmas Island ek chhota island hai jon ki Australia ke niche hai. Ii Indian Ocean me, Perth se 2600 kms northwest aur Jakarta se 500kms south me hai.

Territory of Christmas Island
Flag of Christmas Island
Motto: Research and Discovery
Anthem: Advance Australia Fair
Location of Christmasisland
Status Australian territory
Capital Flying Fish Cove
Largest city The Settlement
Official bhasa English
Commissioner Neil Lucas
Shire President Gordon Thomson
Area 135 square kilometers
Population 1.493 (2006 est)
Currency Australian dollar AU$
utc_offset +7
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calling_code 61
Poon Saan shops

Lag bhag 1,600 log Christmas Island me rahe hai, jaada kar ke "settlement areas", island ke north me:

  • Flying Fish Cove (jiske Kampong ke naam se bhi jaana jaawe hae)
  • Settlement
  • Silver City
  • Poon Saan
  • Drumsite.


  • CIA World Factbook 2002
  • Charles. W. Andrews, A Description of Christmas Island (Indian Ocean). Geographical Journal, 13(1), 17-35 (1899).
  • Charles W. Andrews, A Monograph of Christmas Island, London,1900.
  • National Library of Australia, The Indian Ocean: a select bibliography. 1979 ISBN 0-642-99150-2
  • W. J. L. Wharton, Account of Christmas Island, Indian Ocean. Proceedings of the Royal Geographical Society and Monthly Record of Geography, 10 (10), 613-624 (1888).

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