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Flag changes:

1900-01-01:

British Possession of OIL ISLANDS  ((Port Louis))   -   OIL ISLANDS

1906-08-25:

British Possession of CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO  ((Port Louis))   -   CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO

1923-12-14:

British Possession of CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO  ((Port Louis))   -   CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO

1934-01-01:

British Possession of CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO  ((Port Louis))   -   CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO

1942-02-01:

British Possession of CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO  ((Port Louis))   -   CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO

1952-10-13:

British Possession of CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO  ((Port Louis))   -   CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO

1965-11-08:

BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN Territory  (Diego Garcia)   -   BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN

1976-06-29:

BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN Territory  ((Diego Garcia))   -   BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN

1990-11-08:

British Dependent Territory of BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY  ((Diego Garcia))   -   BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY



































Arms changes:

1900-01-01:

British Possession of OIL ISLANDS  ((Port Louis))   -   OIL ISLANDS

1906-08-25:

British Possession of CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO  ((Port Louis))   -   CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO

1965-11-08:

BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN Territory  (Diego Garcia)   -   BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN

1976-07-04:

BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN Territory  ((Diego Garcia))   -   BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN

1990-11-08:

British Dependent Territory of BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY  ((Diego Garcia))   -   BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY




































Sovereignty changes:

1900-01-01:

UNITED KINGDOM

1975-10-01:

SEYCHELLES +

UNITED KINGDOM +

1976-07-04:

UNITED KINGDOM

1983-01-01:

GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND +

UNITED KINGDOM +





































Capital Local Name changes:


1900-01-01:

  (Port Louis)

1965-11-08:

  Diego Garcia

1966-12-30:

  (Diego Garcia)





































Local Name of Country changes:


1900-01-01:

  OIL ISLANDS

1903-08-31:

  CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO

1965-11-08:

  BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN

1983-01-01:

  BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY





































Status changes:


1900-01-01:

British Possession of OIL ISLANDS

1903-08-31:

British Possession of CHAGOS ARCHIPELAGO

1965-11-08:

BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN Territory

1983-01-01:

British Dependent Territory of BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY

2002-05-21:

British Overseas Territory of BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY





































Ruler changes:







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