228.    CHAGOS  ARCHIPELAGO

Officially - The Chagos Archipelago : formerly Oil Islands

known as Feyhandheebu  ފޭހަންދީބު  in Dhivehi, as Phehandweep  फेहंद्वीप in Hindi and other North Indian languages, and as Paeikaana Theevukal  பேகான தீவுகள் in Tamil

6.00  S  -  71.30  E

 

(Since 1971, only the atoll of Diego Garcia is inhabited, and only by military and civilian contracted personnel)

UNINHABITED

WAZ  39          ITU  41          AFRICA

 

 

                                                           

 

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