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Last verified: Monday, 19. August 2019 at 07:23 AM

Cocos Islands Travel Advisory

Warning Level Icon Travelling Cocos Islands is (relatively) safe


Local Situation: 1.0 / 5

Travelling Cocos Islands is (relatively) safe. We detected travel advisories from one source for this country.

Regional Situation: 1.0 / 5

This country shares no land border with any other country. Thus, the region score is identical to the country risk rating.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Cocos Islands from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 1.0 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Malta

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About Cocos Islands

Cocos Islands with its capital West Island is a country in South America (Central America), (14 km²). The country is located . With a population of less than a million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital West Island
Population less than one million
Size 14 km²
Common languages English, Malay
Currency Dollar (short: AUD)
Common voltage (electricity) 240V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900
International phone prefix +61
Internet Top Level Domain .cc
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 CC
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 CCK
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 166

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Cocos Islands is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • freshwater resources are limited to rainwater accumulations in natural underground reservoirs

Natural hazzards

  • cyclone season is October to April

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Cocos Islands. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.


  1. copra products
  2. tourism

Agriculture products

  1. bananas
  2. coconuts
  3. pawpaws
  4. vegetables

Cocos Islander Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Cocos Islands.

Export products

  1. copra

Import products

  1. foodstuffs

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Cocos Islands?

Cocos Islands is currently rated at 1,0 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 1 official sources. Travelling Cocos Islands is (relatively) safe.

Is it safe to travel Cocos Islands in 2019?

You are good to go, enjoy your trip to Cocos Islands.

How many travel advisories do you know for Cocos Islands?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 1 individual sources for Cocos Islands.

What is the size of Cocos Islands?

Cocos Islands has a size of 14 km² or 5 mi².

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.