Where is Cook Islands?

Cook Islands is an Oceanian country covering 236.00 km2. This makes it the28 smallest region in the world and 1.3 times the size of Washington, DC. Its geographic coordinates are 21 14 S, 159 46 W and Avarua is the capital city.

Cook Islands is an island nation. The country is not currently involved in any territory disputes.

Its ISO code is CK.

Geography

The islands are located in Oceania. Cook Islands has a mean elevation of 0 m above sea level.

It has a tropical oceanic climate that is moderated by trade winds. Its terrain consists of low coral atolls in the north, and volcanic, hilly islands in the south.

Population

Cook Islands has a population of 9,556 making it the 223rd largest in the world.

English is the official language. The major ethnic groups are Polynesian and Cook Island Maori. The majority of the population identifies as Christian.

The dialing code for the country is 682.

Government

It is self-governing in free association with New Zealand. Its constitution was last ratified in 1965.

Economy

Factoring in Purchasing Power Parity, Cook Islands's GDP is $244,100,000.00 (USD) with $12,300.00 (USD) per capita. This makes it the 216th largest economy and its citizens the 118th richest in the world. The currency of Cook Islands is the Dollar (NZD). Its main exports are copra, papayas, fresh and canned citrus fruit, and coffee. Its major imports include foodstuffs, textiles, fuels, and timber.