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Kūki 'Āirani
Anthem: Te Atua Mou E
(English: "God is Truth")
Location of the Cook Islands
Capital
and largest city
Avarua
21°12′S159°46′W / 21.200°S 159.767°W / -21.200; -159.767
Official languages
Spoken languages
  • English (86.4%)
  • Cook Islands Māori (76.2%)
  • Other (8.3%)[1]
Ethnic groups
(2016 census[2])
Demonym(s)Cook Islander
GovernmentUnitaryconstitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Tom Marsters
Mark Brown
Tou Travel Ariki
LegislatureParliament
Associated state of New Zealand
4 August 1965
• UN recognition of independence in foreign relations
1992[3]
Area
• Total
236.7 km2 (91.4 sq mi) (unranked)
Population
• 2016 census
17,459[4]
• Density
42/km2 (108.8/sq mi) (138th)
GDP (nominal)2018 estimate
• Total
$363 million[5] (not ranked)
• Per capita
$20,721.5 (not ranked)
CurrencyNew Zealand dollar(NZD)
Cook Islands dollar
Time zoneUTC-10 (CKT)
Driving sideleft
Calling code+682
ISO 3166 codeCK
Internet TLD.ck
  1. ^ As per the Te Reo Maori Act.

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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