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BITS OF CULTURE - Cocos (Keeling) Islands
 
Languages
Map
Cultural Values
Main Religion & Death Concepts/Rituals
Health Care Values
Diet
Interesting Facts
 

Languages

Official language:
English
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Map



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Cultural Values
  • There have a wide range of family celebrations. These include: house blessings, welcomes, farewells, boat launchings, remembrances of deceased relatives, circumcisions and other family events.

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Main Religion & Death Concepts/Rituals

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Health Care Values

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Diet
  • The staple food is fish and rice. Most Cocos fish are fried, although some are boiled and some curried.


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Interesting Facts
  • The islands have no native mammals.

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