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Turks and Caicos Islands
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: "Beautiful By Nature"
Anthem: "God Save the Queen"
National song:"This Land of Ours"[citation needed]
Location of  Turks and Caicos Islands  (circled in red)in the Caribbean  (light yellow)
Location of  Turks and Caicos Islands  (circled in red)

in the Caribbean  (light yellow)

StatusBritish Overseas Territory
CapitalCockburn Town
Largest cityProvidenciales
Official languagesEnglish
Ethnic groups
DemonymTurks and Caicos Islander
GovernmentDependency under constitutional monarchy
 - MonarchElizabeth II
 - GovernorPeter Beckingham
 - PremierRufus Ewing
 - UK government minister[a]Mark SimmondsMP
LegislatureHouse of Assembly
Area
 - Total616.3 km2 (185th)
238 sq mi
 - Water (%)negligible
Population
 - 2012 census31,458
 - Density51/km2
132.1/sq mi
CurrencyUnited States dollar (USD)
Time zoneEST(UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
Date formatdd mm yyyy (AD)
Drives on theleft
Calling codeIDD‑Area code +1‑649
ISO 3166 codeTC
Internet TLD.tc

UK Postcode: TKCA 1ZZ

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of June 30, 2015


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