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Cook Islands Facts

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Capital Avarua
Government Type self-governing parliamentary democracy (Parliament of the Cook Islands) in free association with New Zealand
Currency NZ dollars (NZD)
Total Area 91 Square Miles
236 Square Kilometers
Location Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about half way between Hawaii and New Zealand
Language English (official), Maori
GDP - real growth rate 0.1%
GDP - per capita (PPP) $12,300.00 (USD)

Cook Islands Demographics

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Ethnic Groups Polynesian (full blood) 81.3%, Polynesian and European 7.7%, Polynesian and non-European 7.7%, European 2.4%, other 0.9%
Nationality Adjective Cook Islander
Nationality Noun Cook Islander(s)
Population 8,574
Population - note note: the Cook Islands' Ministry of Finance & Economic Management estimated the resident population to have been 12,000 in December 2015
Population Growth Rate -3.07%
Predominant Language English (official), Maori
Urban Population 73.5%

Cook Islands Government

What type of government does Cook Islands have?

  • Executive Branch: chief of state: Queen ELIZABETH II (since 6 February 1952); represented by Tom J. MARSTERS (since 9 August 2013); New... More
  • Suffrage: 18 years of age; universal More
  • National Holiday: Constitution Day, first Monday in August (1965) More
  • Constitution: history: 4 August 1965 (Cook Islands Constitution Act 1964) amendments: proposed by Parliament; passage requires at least two-thirds majority vote by... More
  • Independence: none (became self-governing in free association with New Zealand on 4 August 1965 and has the right at any time... More

Cook Islands Geography

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Cook Islands Economy

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Cook Islands News & Current Events

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Source: Google News

Interesting Cook Islands Facts

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  • The islands were formerly called the Hervey Islands. Avarua on Rarotonga is the administrative center of the group.

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