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Cook Islands
Kūki 'Āirani (Cook Islands Maori)
Flag of the Cook Islands
Anthem: Te Atua Mou E
God is Truth
Location of the Cook Islands
StatusArea of the Realm of New Zealand
and Associated State
Capital
and largest city
Avarua
21°12′S159°46′W / 21.200°S 159.767°W / -21.200; -159.767
Official languages
Spoken languages
Ethnic groups(2011[1])
  • 81.3% Māori
  • 6.7% part-Māori
  • 11.9% other
DemonymCook Islander
GovernmentConstitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Tom Marsters
Henry Puna
LegislatureParliament
Associated state
• Self-government in free association with New Zealand
4 August 1965
• UN recognition of independence in foreign relations
1992[2]
Area
• Total
240 km2 (93 sq mi) (210th)
Population
• 2016 estimate
21,000 [3]
• 2011[4] census
14,974
• Density
42/km2 (108.8/sq mi) (124th)
GDP (PPP)2014 estimate
• Total
$311 million[3] (not ranked)
• Per capita
$15,002.5 (not ranked)
CurrencyNew Zealand dollar (NZD)
Cook Islands dollar
Time zoneCKT (UTC-10)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+682
ISO 3166 codeCK
Internet TLD.ck

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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