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West Island — attractions and interesting facts

West Island is the capital of Cocos Islands, located is on southwestern part of it. The city has a great attraction - Airport Cocos Islands.

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Interesting facts about West Island

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...  More
About West Island by Wikipedia
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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. In November 2013 it was revealed that the Australian Signals Directorate operates a listening station on West Island.ReferencesExternal links Cocos tourism


  • Population : 120

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