Bantam, Cocos (Keeling) Islands

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Bantam Village is the largest settlement on the Cocos (Keeling) Islands. It is located on Home Island and has a population of about 500, mainly Cocos Malays. Bantam was listed as the capital of Cocos (Keeling) Islands by the European Union.[1]

Bantam, Cocos (Keeling) Islands
Coordinates: 12°7′1″S 96°53′48″E / 12.11694°S 96.89667°E / -12.11694; 96.89667
Population
 • Total500

Coordinates: 12°07′05″S 96°53′45″E / 12.1181°S 96.8958°E / -12.1181; 96.8958

Climate[edit]

Being located within the tropical latitudes the island features warm & constant temperatures year-round.

Climate data for Bantam Village, Cocos(Keeling Islands)
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29
(84)
29
(84)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(83)
Daily mean °C (°F) 27.5
(81.5)
27.5
(81.5)
28
(82)
27.5
(81.5)
27
(81)
27
(81)
26
(79)
26
(79)
26
(79)
26.4
(79.5)
26.9
(80.4)
27
(81)
26.9
(80.5)
Average low °C (°F) 26
(79)
26
(79)
26
(79)
26
(79)
26
(79)
25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
Source: http://www.worldweatheronline.com/Bantam-Village-weather-averages/CC.aspx

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