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Currency US Dollar (USD)
Total Area 21,004 Square Miles
54,400 Square Kilometers
Location archipelago in the Indian Ocean, south of India, about halfway between Africa and Indonesia
Language English (official)
GDP - per capita (PPP) $0.00 (USD)

British Indian Ocean Territory Demographics

What is the population of British Indian Ocean Territory?

Population 1,200
Population - note no indigenous inhabitants

note: approximately 1,200 former agricultural workers resident in the Chagos Archipelago, often referred to as Chagossians or Ilois, were relocated to Mauritius and the Seychelles in the 1960s and 1970s; approximately 3,000 UK and US military personnel and civilian contractors were living on the island of Diego Garcia
Predominant Language English (official)

British Indian Ocean Territory Government

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  • Executive Branch: chief of state: Queen ELIZABETH II (since 6 February 1952) head of government: Commissioner Dr. Peter HAYES (since 17 October 2012);... More

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British Indian Ocean Territory News & Current Events

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Source: Google News

Interesting British Indian Ocean Territory Facts

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  • The British Indian Ocean Territories were established from parts of the Outer Seychelles and Mauritius on November 8, 1965. On June 29th 1976, the former Seychelles territories were returned to Seychelles. The former Mauritius territories remain part of the British Indian Ocean Territories and are an overseas territory of the United Kingdom.

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