Map christmas island flag. Map of christmas island wa 6798 the territory of christmas island is an australian external territory comprising the island of the same name. The 5 stars of the southern cross appear on the right half the. Travel portal offers the national flag including four images and a description along with a link to the detailed flags section for this country.
In early 1986 the christmas island assembly held a design competition for an island flag. Christmas island is located in the indian ocean around 350 kilometres 220 mi south of java and sumatra and around 1550 kilometres 960 mi north west of the closest point on the australian mainland. Find local businesses view maps and get driving directions in google maps.
The islands are an australian possession and therefore fly the flag of australia. Also included is a creative writing a. Councillor mariam kawi accepted the flag as a representative of the shire of christmas island.
It includes a blue ensign and three motifs each signifying important aspects of statehood. This activity asks your students to analyze the maps flag and data on christmas islandincluded is an assessment with 10 questions that can be answered through analyzing the maps flag and data included. Although the modern flag of christmas island has been used since 1986 it was not officially adopted until 2002.
Looking to build up your students map and data skills. Includes links to the maps weather country facts and geography of christmas island the flag of christmas island can be explored and discovered here at 1up travel. The winning design was adopted as the informal flag of the territory for over a decade and in 2002 it was made the official flag of christmas island.
Geographical and political facts flags and ensigns of christmas island. The flag consists of a blue a green background which is split diagonally across the flag from the top left corner to the bottom right corner. Kiritimati or christmas island is a pacific ocean raised coral atoll in the northern line islandsit is part of the republic of kiribatiits name is a respelling of the english word christmas according to the kiribati languages conventions for the latin script in which the combination ti is pronounced s and the name is thus pronounced k e r s m e s.
Subsequently christmas island official gary dunt revived the issue in 2001 and the flag was formally declared the official flag of christmas island on australia day 2002 26 january by the administrator of the territory bill taylor.