Where is Ashmore and Cartier Islands Located?

Ashmore and Cartier Islands is an uninhabited external territory of Australia, in the Indian Ocean. The islands lie 200 miles (320 km) northwest of Western Australia state and some 105 miles (170 km) southwest of the island of Roti, Indonesia.

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Where is Ashmore and Cartier Islands
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Where is Ashmore and Cartier Islands Located?

The Territory comprises Ashmore Reef, which includes West, Middle, and East Islands, and two lagoons, and Cartier Reef, which includes Cartier Island. The local travel links are located 7 miles from the village to Tisbury railway station and 18 miles to Bournemouth International Airport. It is situated on Cranborne Chase five miles south east of Shaftesbury. The village consists of a church and 83 old stone cottages and farms, many with thatched roofs. Australia's Gold Coast is home to some of the best theme parks and attractions in the southern hemisphere! Ashmore Palms Holiday Village is a great choice for Gold Coast theme park accommodation. The Village is ideally located, a short 10 to 15 minute drive from most of the major Gold Coast attractions, and central to shopping centres, markets, transport and other tourist attractions.The Gold Coast's major theme parks include Sea World, Warner Bros. Movie World, Wet 'n' Wild Water World, Dreamworld and Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary. Driving to the theme parks from Ashmore Palms is quick and easy. Alternatively, the Gold Coast Tourist Shuttle runs daily transfers from Ashmore Palms to these worlds on a daily basis, with affordable packages available.

Facts about American Ashmore and Cartier Islands

LocationIndian Ocean
Coordinates: 12°15′30″S 123°02′30″E / 12.25833°S 123.04167°E
Country CodeAU
Area5 sq km
Population0 (2008)
Major islands4
Country Dialing Code91
Time ZoneUTC (GMT) +8
Independency Day9th September
GovernmentFederal parliamentary democracy
Memnber of Commonwealth of Australia