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Turks and Caicos Islands
Anthem: "God Save the Queen"
National song: "This Land of Ours"[1]
Location of Turks and Caicos Islands (circled in red)
Location of Turks and Caicos Islands (circled in red)
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Treaty of Paris3 September 1783
Federation3 January 1958
Separate colony31 May 1962
CapitalCockburn Town
Largest cityProvidenciales
Official languagesEnglish
Ethnic groups
88% Afro-Caribbean
8% Caucasian
4% mixed and East Indian
Demonym(s)Turks and Caicos Islander
GovernmentDependency under constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Nigel Dakin
Anya Williams
• Premier
Sharlene Cartwright-Robinson
LegislatureHouse of Assembly
Government of the United Kingdom
• Minister
Tariq Ahmad
Area
• Total
616.3 km2 (238.0 sq mi)
• Water (%)
negligible
Highest elevation
157 ft (48 m)
Population
• 2020 estimate
42,953 [2] (215th)
• 2012 census
31,458 [3]
CurrencyUnited States dollar (US$) (USD)
Time zoneUTC-05:00 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)
UTC-04:00 (EDT)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Driving sideleft
Calling code+1-649
UK postcode
TKCA 1ZZ
ISO 3166 codeTC
Internet TLD.tc

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


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