Atlas of the Chagos Islands
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|Map of the British Indian Ocean Territory|
|Map of Diego Garcia|
This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day the British Indian Ocean Territory, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day the British Indian Ocean Territory.
|The United Kingdom established the British Indian Ocean Territory in 1965 out of the Chagos Islands, part of Mauritius, and parts of the Seychelles. The former parts of the Seychelles are returned to Seychelles in 1976. The territory doesn't have self-government.|
|Overhead view of Diego Garcia, looking south|
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