Where is British Indian Ocean Territory located?

What countries border British Indian Ocean Territory?

British Indian Ocean Territory Facts

What is the capital of British Indian Ocean Territory?

Capital administered from London; often regarded as being on Diego Garcia
Currency US Dollar (USD)
Total Area 21,004 Square Miles
54,400 Square Kilometers
Location An 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 current indigenous inhabitants

Note: approximately 1,200 former agricultural working residents in the Chagos Archipelago, often referred to as Chagossians or Ilois, were relocated to Mauritius and 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
Urban Population 0.000000

British Indian Ocean Territory Government

What type of government does British Indian Ocean Territory have?

Executive Branch chief of state: King CHARLES III (since 8 September 2022)

previous Queen ELIZABETH II (6 February 1952 - 8 September 2022)

head of government: Commissioner Paul CANDLER (since 8 July 2021); Administrator Balraj DHANDA; note - both reside in the UK and are represented by Commander Colvin OSBORN, RN, Officer commanding British Forces on Diego Garcia (since January 2022)

cabinet: NA

elections/appointments: the monarchy is hereditary; commissioner and administrator appointed by the monarch
Constitution British Indian Ocean Territory (Constitution) Order 2004

British Indian Ocean Territory Video

YouTube: Redfern Natural History Productions British Indian Ocean Territory - wildlife and heritage

CountryReports YouTube Channel:

Join CountryReports YouTube Channel (Click Here)

British Indian Ocean Territory Geography

What environmental issues does British Indian Ocean Territory have?

Climate Tropical marine; hot, humid, moderated by trade winds
Environment - Current Issues NA
Terrain Flat and low (most areas do not exceed four meters in elevation)

British Indian Ocean Territory Economy

How big is the British Indian Ocean Territory economy?

Economic Overview All economic activity is concentrated on the largest island of Diego Garcia, where a joint UK-US military facility is located. Construction projects and various services needed to support the military installation are performed by military and contract employees from the UK, Mauritius, the Philippines, and the US. Some of the natural resources found in this territory include coconuts, fish, and sugarcane.
Currency Name and Code US Dollar (USD)

British Indian Ocean Territory News and Current Events

What current events are happening in British Indian Ocean Territory?
Source: Google News

All Countries
Afghanistan Akrotiri Albania Algeria American Samoa Andorra Angola Anguilla Antarctica Antigua and Barbuda Argentina Armenia Aruba Australia Austria Azerbaijan Bahamas Bahrain Bangladesh Barbados Belarus Belgium Belize Benin Bermuda Bhutan Bolivia Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Brazil British Indian Ocean Territory British Virgin Islands Brunei Bulgaria Burkina Faso Burma Burundi Cabo Verde Cambodia Cameroon Canada Cayman Islands Central African Republic Chad Chile China Christmas Island Clipperton Island Cocos (Keeling) Islands Colombia Comoros Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Cook Islands Coral Sea Islands Costa Rica Cote d’Ivoire Croatia Cuba Curacao Cyprus Czech Republic Denmark Dhekelia Djibouti Dominica Dominican Republic Ecuador Egypt El Salvador Equatorial Guinea Eritrea Estonia Eswatini Ethiopia Falkland Islands Faroe Islands Fiji Finland France French Guiana French Polynesia Gabon Gambia, The Gaza Strip Georgia Germany Ghana Gibraltar Greece Greenland Grenada Guadeloupe Guam Guatemala Guernsey Guinea Guinea-Bissau Guyana Haiti Holy See Honduras Hong Kong Hungary Iceland India Indonesia Iran Iraq Ireland Isle of Man Israel Italy Jamaica Jan Mayen Japan Jersey Jordan Kazakhstan Kenya Kiribati Korea, North Korea, South Kosovo Kuwait Kyrgyzstan Laos Latvia Lebanon Lesotho Liberia Libya Liechtenstein Lithuania Luxembourg Macau Madagascar Malawi Malaysia Maldives Mali Malta Marshall Islands Martinique Mauritania Mauritius Mayotte Mexico Micronesia Moldova Monaco Mongolia Montenegro Montserrat Morocco Mozambique Namibia Nauru Nepal Netherlands New Caledonia New Zealand Nicaragua Niger Nigeria Niue Norfolk Island North Macedonia Northern Mariana Islands Norway Oman Pakistan Palau Panama Papua New Guinea Paraguay Peru Philippines Pitcairn Islands Poland Portugal Puerto Rico Qatar Reunion Romania Russia Rwanda Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Lucia Saint Pierre and Miquelon Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Samoa San Marino Sao Tome and Principe Saudi Arabia Senegal Serbia Seychelles Sierra Leone Singapore Slovakia Slovenia Solomon Islands Somalia South Africa Spain Sri Lanka Sudan Sudan, South Suriname Svalbard Sweden Switzerland Syria Taiwan Tajikistan Tanzania Thailand Timor-Leste Togo Tokelau Tonga Trinidad and Tobago Tunisia Turkey Turkmenistan Turks and Caicos Islands Tuvalu Uganda Ukraine United Arab Emirates United Kingdom United States (US) Uruguay Uzbekistan Vanuatu Venezuela Vietnam Virgin Islands Wake Island Wallis and Futuna West Bank Western Sahara World Yemen Zambia Zimbabwe