Capital: West Island

Population: 596 (estimated in 2014)

Currency: Australian Dollar (AUD)

Official Language: English

Unofficial Language: Malay (Cocos dialect)

Main Religion: Islam

Ethnic Groups: Cocos Malays, Europeans

Largest Cities: Bantam Village, West Island

Main Sport: Water Sports, Golf

Political System: Overseas Territory of Australia

National Holidays (2016):

New Year’s Day (January 1)

Australia Day (January 26)

Good Friday (March 25)

Easter (March 28)

Ac of Self Determination Day (April 6)

ANZAC Day (April 25)

Hari Raya Puasa (July 7)

Hari Raya Haji (September 13)

Islamic New Year (October 7)

Christmas Day (December 25)

Boxing Day (December 26)