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Facts about Turks and Caicos Islands

Administrative divisions: none (overseas territory of the UK)
Area: total: 430 sq km land: 430 sq km water: 0 sq km
Background: The islands were part of the UK's Jamaican colony until 1962 , when they assumed the status of a separate crown colony upon Jamaica's independence. The governor of The Bahamas oversaw affairs from 1965 to 1973. With Bahamian independence , the islands received a separate governor in 1973. Although independence was agreed upon for 1982 , the policy was reversed and the islands remain a British overseas territory.
Flag description: blue , with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the colonial shield centered on the outer half of the flag; the shield is yellow and contains a conch shell , lobster , and cactus
Capital: name: Grand Turk (Cockburn Town) geographic coordinates: 21 28 N , 71 08 W time difference: UTC-5 (same time as Washington , DC during Standard Time) daylight saving time: +1hr , begins first Sunday in April; ends last Sunday in October
Climate: tropical; marine; moderated by trade winds; sunny and relatively dry
Currency code:
Ethnic groups: black 90% , mixed , European , or North American 10%
Geographic coordinates: 21 45 N , 71 35 W
Geography note: about 40 islands (eight inhabited)
Government type: NA
Imports partners: US , UK (2006)
Internet country code: .tc
Land boundaries: 389 km
Neighbouring countries: 0 km
Languages: English (official)
Location: Caribbean , two island groups in the North Atlantic Ocean , southeast of The Bahamas , north of Haiti
Map references: Central America and the Caribbean
National holiday: Constitution Day , 30 August (1976)
Nationality: noun: none adjective: none
Natural hazards: frequent hurricanes
Population: 22 ,352 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Baptist 40% , Anglican 18% , Methodist 16% , Church of God 12% , other 14% (1990)
Terrain: low , flat limestone; extensive marshes and mangrove swamps
Unemployment rate: 10% (1997 est.)

Capital of Turks and Caicos Islands

Grand Turk (click to view Grand Turk map)

Places in Turks and Caicos Islands

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in Turks and Caicos Islands. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.

Back Salina city map
Balfour Town city map
Bambarra city map
Blue Hills Settlements city map
Bottle Creek Settlements city map
Cockburn Harbour city map
Conch Bar city map
Five Cays Settlement city map
Grand Turk city map
Greenwich city map
Kew city map
Lorimers city map
Over Back The Damp city map
Sandy Point city map
The Bight Settlements city map
West Road city map
Whitby city map
Yankee Town city map

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Grand Turk, the capital city of Turks and Caicos Islands.


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