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Where is Turks and Caicos Islands?





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Where is Turks and Caicos Islands
About Map: Map showing Where is Turks and Caicos Islands located on the world map.
The Turks and Caicos Islands location map shows that Turks and Caicos Islands is located in the Caribbean Sea.
Turks and Caicos Islands map also shows that it is group of islands that is divided into two groups – the larger one is Caicos Islands group and the smaller one is Turks Islands group. The nearby neighbors of Turks and Caicos Islands are Bahamas and Hispaniola. The climate type of Turks and Caicos Islands is a tropical monsoon climate.

The capital city is Cockburn Town situated on the Grand Turk Island. Currently, Turks and Caicos Islands is the British Overseas Territory and hence directly governed by the UK.

Moreover, Turks and Caicos is known for tourism and as an offshore financial centre. Hence, the economy is largely depending upon these sectors only. Interestingly, these group of islands are the house of many Hollywood actors.

Quick Facts
CountryTurks Caicos Islands
Continent North America
Where is Located Turks and Caicos Islands is a country located in the Caribbean, parts of the Bahamas island chain.
Coordinates 21° 45' 0 N, 71° 35' 0 W
Capital Cockburn Town
Largest City Providenciales
Neighboring CountriesNone
Administrative divisionsNone
Area 616.3 km (185th) 238 sq mi
Population31458 (2012 census)
Official Language English
Currency US Dollar, Bahamian Dollar (USD, BSD)
ISO Alpha-2 CodeTC
ISO Alpha-3 Code TCA
ISO Numeric Code796
GDP  
Calling code +1-649
Time Zone (UTC-5) EST
Internet TLD .tc