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Heard Island and Mcdonald Islands Government 2017
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SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES











Heard Island and Mcdonald Islands Government 2017
SOURCE: 2017 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK AND OTHER SOURCES


Page last updated on September 13, 2016

Country name:
conventional long form: Territory of Heard Island and McDonald Islands
conventional short form: Heard Island and McDonald Islands
abbreviation: HIMI
etymology: named after American Captain John HEARD, who sighted the island on 25 November 1853, and American Captain William McDONALD, who discovered the islands on 4 January 1854

Dependency status:
territory of Australia; administered from Canberra by the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (Australian Antarctic Division)

Legal system:
the laws of Australia, where applicable, apply

Diplomatic representation in the US:
none (territory of Australia)

Diplomatic representation from the US:
none (territory of Australia)

Flag description:
the flag of Australia is used

NOTE: The information regarding Heard Island and Mcdonald Islands on this page is re-published from the 2017 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Heard Island and Mcdonald Islands Government 2017 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Heard Island and Mcdonald Islands Government 2017 should be addressed to the CIA.




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