Christmas Island

Christmas Island is one of the , south of and some distance northwest of , of which it is a territory. It was home to about 1,800 people in 2016, a mix of Straits Chinese, Malay, Australian and other ethnic groups.
Latitude of center
-10.4865° or 10° 29' 11.3" south
Longitude of center
105.639° or 105° 38' 20.5" east
Population
1,500
United Nations Location Code
CX XCH
Elevation
234 metres (768 feet)
Capital
Flying Fish Cove
Area
135 km² (52 miles²)
Currency
Dollar (AUD)
Phone code
61
Internet domain
.cx
Open­Street­Map ID
node 433483523
Geo­Names ID
2078138
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Kerseiland
  • Albanian: Christmas Island
  • Albanian: Ishulli i Krishtlindjes
  • Albanian: Ishulli i Krishtlindjeve
  • Amharic: ክሪስማስ ደሴት
  • Amharic: ክርስትማስ ደሴት
  • Arabic: Puro han Christmas
  • Arabic: جزر الكريسماس
  • Arabic: جزيرة الكريسماس
  • Arabic: جزيرة الميلاد
  • Arabic: جزيرة عيد الميلاد
  • Arabic: جزيرة كريسماس
  • Arabic: جزيرة كريسمس
  • Arabic: عيد الميلاد
  • Arabic: قائمة جزر جزيرة كريسمس
  • Aragonese: Isla de Nadal
  • Armenian: Ծննդյան կղզի
  • Armenian: Սուրբ Ծննդյան կղզի
  • Assamese: খ্ৰীষ্টমাছ দ্বীপ
  • Asturian; Bable: Islla Christmas
  • Asturian; Bable: Islla de Christmas
  • Asturian; Bable: Islla de Navidá
  • Azerbaijani: Milad adası
  • Bashkir: Раштыуа Утрауы (Австралия)
  • Bashkir: Раштыуа Утрауы
  • Basque: Christmas uhartea
  • Belarusian: Востраў Каляд
  • Belarusian: Востраў Калядаў
  • Belarusian: Востраў Ражства
  • Belarusian: Востраў Раства
  • Belarusian: Выспа Раства
  • Bengali: ক্রিসমাস দ্বীপ
  • Bengali: ক্রিসমাস দ্বীপমালা
  • Bishnupriya: ক্রিসমাস দ্বীপমালা
  • Bosnian: Božićno ostrvo
  • Breton: Enez Christmas
  • Bulgarian: Коледен остров
  • Bulgarian: Остров Коледа
  • Bulgarian: Остров Рождество
  • Bulgarian: Рождество
  • Bulgarian: остров Рождество
  • Burmese: ခရစ်စမတ် ကျွန်း
  • Catalan: Illa Christmas
  • Catalan: Illa de Christmas
  • Cebuano: Christmas Island
  • Central Bicolano: Isla nin Pasko
  • Central Kurdish: دوورگەی کریسمەس
  • Chechen: Варан гӀайре
  • Chechen: ГӀайре ӏиса пайхӏамар вина де
  • Chechen: Ӏийса пайхамар винчу ден гӀайре
  • Chinese: Sèng-tàn-tó
  • Chinese: 圣诞岛
  • Chinese: 耶誕島
  • Chinese: 聖誕島
  • Cornish: Ynys Nadelik
  • Croatian: Božićni Otok
  • Croatian: Božićni otok
  • Czech: Vánoční ostrov
  • Danish: Christmas Island
  • Danish: Juleøen
  • Dimli: Adey Christmasi
  • Dutch: CX
  • Dutch: CXR
  • Dutch: Christmas Island
  • Dutch: Christmaseiland
  • Dutch: Kersteiland
  • Dzongkha: ཁི་རིསྟ་མེས་མཚོ་གླིང
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: جزيره عيد الميلاد
  • English, Old (ca.450-1100): Crīstesmæsse Īeg
  • English: Christmas Island, Other Territories, Australia
  • English: Christmas Island, Other Territories
  • English: Territory of Christmas Island
  • English: cx
  • English: 🇨🇽
  • Esperanto: Christmas island
  • Esperanto: Kristnaska Insulo
  • Esperanto: Kristnaskinsulo
  • Estonian: Jõulusaar
  • Ewe: Kristmas ƒudomekpo nutome
  • Faroese: Jólaoyggjin
  • Fijian Hindustani: Christmas Island
  • Finnish: CXR
  • Finnish: Joulusaari
  • French: Christmas, île
  • French: Ile Christmas
  • French: Territoire de l'Île Christmas
  • French: Île Christmas
  • French: île Christmas
  • Frisian: Krysteilan
  • Frisian: Krysteilân
  • Gaelic (Scots): Eilean na Nollaig
  • Gagauz: Christmas Adası
  • Gagauz: Christmas adası
  • Gallegan: Illa Christmas
  • Gallegan: Illa de Nadal
  • Gallegan: Illa de Navidade
  • Georgian: შობის კუნძული
  • German: Christmas Island
  • German: Weihnachtsinsel
  • Greek: Νήσος των Χριστουγέννων
  • Greek: Νησί των Χριστουγέννων
  • Greek: Νησιά Χριστουγέννων
  • Gujarati: ક્રિસમસ આઇલેન્ડ
  • Gujarati: ક્રિસમસ દ્વીપ
  • Hakka Chinese: Sṳn-tan-tó
  • Hausa: Sṳn-tan-tó
  • Hausa: Tsibirin Kirsmati
  • Hebrew: אי חג המולד
  • Hebrew: איי חג המולד
  • Hebrew: איי כריסטמס
  • Hebrew: חג המולד
  • Hebrew: כריסטמס
  • Hindi: क्रिसमस आईलैंड
  • Hindi: क्रिसमस द्वीप
  • Hindi: क्रिस्मस द्वीप
  • Hungarian: Karácsony-sziget
  • Icelandic: Jólaey
  • Icelandic: Jólaeyja
  • Icelandic: Jólaeyjar
  • Ido: Insulo Christmas
  • Igbo: Agwaetiti Christmas
  • Iloko: Isla ti Paskua
  • Iloko: Teritorio ti Isla ti Paskua
  • Indonesian: Christmas Island
  • Indonesian: Pulau Christmas
  • Indonesian: Pulau Natal
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Insula de Natal
  • Irish: Oileán na Nollag
  • Italian: Isola Christmas
  • Italian: Isola del Natale
  • Italian: Isola di Natale
  • Japanese: CXR
  • Japanese: クリスマス島 (オーストラリア)
  • Japanese: クリスマス島
  • Javanese: Pulo Christmas
  • Javanese: Pulo Natal
  • Kalaallisut: Jul-qeqertaq
  • Kannada: ಕ್ರಿಸ್ಮಸ್ ದ್ವೀಪ
  • Kashmiri: کرِسمَس جٔزیٖرٕ
  • Kazakh: Кристмас аралы
  • Kazakh: Рождество аралы
  • Khmer: កោះ​គ្រីស្មាស
  • Kinyarwanda: Ikirwa cya Noheli
  • Kirghiz: Рождество аралы
  • Korean: 크리스마스섬
  • Korean: 크리스마스 섬
  • Kurdish: Girava Christmas
  • Lao: Isla ti Paskua
  • Lao: ເກາະຄຣິສມາດ
  • Latin: Insula Christi Natalis
  • Latvian: CXR
  • Latvian: Ziemassvētku Sala
  • Latvian: Ziemsvētku Sala
  • Latvian: Ziemsvētku Salas Teritorija
  • Latvian: Ziemsvētku sala
  • Letzeburgesch: Chrëschtdagsinsel
  • Ligurian: Isoa Christmas
  • Ligurian: Isoa de Dênâ
  • Limburgish, Limburger, Limburgan: Kaersjmeseilandj
  • Lingala: Esanga ya Mbótama
  • Lithuanian: Kalėdų sala
  • Macedonian: Божиќен Остров
  • Malay (generic): Pulau Christmas
  • Malay (generic): Pulau Krismas
  • Malayalam: Christmas Island
  • Malayalam: ക്രിസ്തുമസ് ഐലൻഡ്
  • Malayalam: ക്രിസ്തുമസ് ദ്വീപ്
  • Malayalam: ക്രിസ്മസ് ദ്വീപ്
  • Maltese: Gżira Christmas
  • Maltese: Gżira tal-Milied
  • Maltese: Territorju tal-Gżira Christmas
  • Maltese: il-Gżira Christmas
  • Manx: Ellan ny Nollick
  • Marathi: क्रिसमस द्वीप
  • Marathi: ख्रिसमस द्वीप
  • Marathi: ख्रिसमस बेट
  • Min Dong Chinese: Séng-dáng-dō̤
  • Min Nan Chinese: Christmas-tó
  • Min Nan Chinese: Christmas Island
  • Min Nan Chinese: Christmas Tó
  • Min Nan Chinese: Sèng-tàn-tó
  • Mingrelian: ქირსეშ კოკი
  • Mongolian: Зул Сарын Арал
  • Mongolian: Зул сарын арал
  • Nepali: क्रिष्टमस टापु
  • Nepali: क्रिसमस टापु
  • Northern Frisian: Jul-Eilun
  • Northern Sami: Juovllat-sullot
  • Norwegian: Christmasøya
  • Norwegian Bokmål: CXR
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Christmas-øya
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Christmas Island
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Christmasøya
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Christmasøyen
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Christmas-øya
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Christmas Island
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Christmasøya
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Christmas
  • Oriya: ଖ୍ରୀଷ୍ଟମାସ ଦ୍ୱୀପ
  • Oriya: ଖ୍ରୀଷ୍ଟମାସ୍ ଦ୍ଵୀପ
  • Oriya: ଖ୍ରୀଷ୍ଟମାସ୍ ଦ୍ୱୀପ
  • Pampanga: Christmas Island
  • Pampanga: Pulu ning Christmas
  • Panjabi: ਕਰਿਸਮਸ ਟਾਪੂ
  • Panjabi: ਕ੍ਰਿਸਮਸ ਟਾਪੂ
  • Panjabi: ਕ੍ਰਿਸਮਿਸ ਟਾਪੂ
  • Persian: جزیرهٔ کریسمس
  • Persian: جزیره کریسمس
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Kresmes Ailen
  • Polish: Wyspa Bożego Narodzenia
  • Portuguese: Ilha Christmas
  • Portuguese: Ilha de Natal
  • Portuguese: Ilha do natal
  • Portuguese: Ilha natal
  • Portuguese: Território da Ilha Christmas
  • Pushto: د کريسمس ټاپو
  • Quechua: Isla Christmas
  • Raeto-Romance: Insla da Nadal
  • Romanian: Insula Christmas
  • Romanian: Insula Crăciunului
  • Russian: Остров Рождества
  • Russian: Рождества Остров
  • Russian: о-в Рождества
  • Scots: Christmas Island
  • Serbian: Божићна Острва
  • Serbian: Божићно Острво
  • Serbo-Croatian: Božićna ostrva
  • Serbo-Croatian: Božićni otok
  • Serbo-Croatian: Božićno ostrvo
  • Shan: မူႇၵုၼ် ၶရိတ်ႉသမၢတ်ႉ
  • Sicilian: Ìsula Christmas
  • Sindhi: ڪرسمس ٻيٽ
  • Sinhalese: ක්‍රිස්මස් දූපත
  • Sinhalese: ක්‍රිස්මස් දූපත්
  • Slovak: Vianočný ostrov
  • Slovenian: Božični otok
  • Somali: Christmas Island
  • Somali: Jasiiradda Kirismas
  • South Azerbaijani: کریسمس آداسی
  • Spanish: Isla Christmas
  • Spanish: Isla de Navidad
  • Sundanese: Pulo Christmas
  • Sundanese: Pulo Natal
  • Swahili (generic): Kisiwa cha Krismasi
  • Swedish: Christmas Island
  • Swedish: Christmasön
  • Swedish: Julön
  • Tagalog: Christmas Island
  • Tagalog: Christmas Island Territory
  • Tagalog: Isla ng Krismas
  • Tagalog: Isla ng Pasko
  • Tagalog: Pulong Christmas
  • Tagalog: Pulo ng Christmas
  • Tagalog: Pulo ng Krismas
  • Tagalog: Pulong Pasko
  • Tagalog: Pulo ng Pasko
  • Tagalog: Teritoryo ng Pulo ng Pasko
  • Tagalog: Territory of Christmas Island
  • Tajik: Ҷазираи Крисмас
  • Tamil: கிறிசுத்துமசு தீவுகள்
  • Tamil: கிறிஸ்துமசு தீவு
  • Tamil: கிறிஸ்துமஸ் ஐஸ்லாந்து
  • Tamil: கிறிஸ்துமஸ் தீவு
  • Tamil: கிறிஸ்துமஸ் தீவுகள்
  • Tamil: கிறிஸ்மஸ் தீவு
  • Tamil: கிறிஸ்மஸ் தீவுகள்
  • Tatar: Раштуа утравы
  • Telugu: క్రిస్టమస్ దీవి
  • Telugu: క్రిస్మస్ దీవి
  • Thai: Christmas Island
  • Thai: เกาะคริสต์มาส
  • Tigrinya: ደሴት ክሪስማስ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): Motu Kilisimasi
  • Turkish: Christmas Adası
  • Turkish: Christmas Island
  • Turkmen: Roždestwo adasy
  • Uighur: روژدېستۋو ئاراللىرى
  • Uighur: مىلاد ئارىلى
  • Ukrainian: Острів Різдва
  • Urdu: Christmas Island
  • Urdu: جزیرہ کرسمس
  • Uzbek: Rojdestvo oroli
  • Vietnamese: Lãnh thổ đảo Giáng Sinh
  • Vietnamese: Quần đảo Christmas
  • Vietnamese: Đảo Christmas
  • Vietnamese: Đảo Giáng Sinh
  • Waray (Philippines): Christmas Island
  • Waray (Philippines): Puro han Christmas
  • Welsh: Christmas Island
  • Welsh: Ynys Christmas
  • Welsh: Ynys y Nadolig
  • Western Mari: Шартял ошмаоты
  • Western Panjabi: جزیرہ کرسمس
  • Wolof: Christmas Island
  • Wolof: Dunu Christmas
  • Wolof: Dunu Kirismas
  • Wu Chinese: 圣诞岛
  • Yoruba: Christmas Island
  • Yoruba: Erékùsù Christmas
  • Yoruba: Erékùṣù Kérésìmesì
  • Yue Chinese: 聖誕島
  • Zulu: i-Christmas Island
  • دوورگەی کریسمس

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