Coral Sea Islands: Government#

Country nameconventional long form: Coral Sea Islands Territory
conventional short form: Coral Sea Islands
etymology: self-descriptive name to reflect the islands' position in the Coral Sea off the northeastern coast of Australia
Dependency statusterritory of Australia; administered from Canberra by the Department of Regional Australia, Local Government, Arts and Sport
Legal systemthe common law legal system of Australia, where applicable, applies
Citizenshipsee Australia
Diplomatic representation in the USnone (territory of Australia)
Diplomatic representation from the USnone (territory of Australia)
Flag descriptionthe flag of Australia is used