Christmas Island is geographically located at latitude 10° 26' 38" South of the Equator and longitude 105° 42' 14" East of the Prime Meridian on the Map of World. The Settlement is located at Flying Fish Cove. This where most of the island inhabitants lives. Christmas Island had a population of 2,000 people and more than half of island's population is said to have Malaysian Chinese or Singaporean Chinese origin. The following locations related to it are represented by the nearest distances for a beam of light to travel and may not be nearest by road.