Turks and Caicos Islands travel guide

Turks and Caicos IslandsTurks and Caicos Islands


Turks and Caicos Islands is located in Latin America and the Caribbean part of North America. It's total area is 950 km² and 11.1% of it is forest area. As of 2022 it has a total population of 46K. 94% lives in cities whereas 6% lives in rural areas.
The Turks and Caicos Islands (abbreviated TCI; and ) are a British Overseas Territory consisting of the larger Caicos Islands and smaller Turks Islands, two groups of tropical islands in the Lucayan Archipelago of the Atlantic Ocean and northern West Indies. They are known primarily for tourism and as an offshore financial centre. The resident population in July 2021 was put at 57,196, making it the third-largest of the British overseas territories by population.The islands are southeast of Mayaguana in the Bahamas island chain and north of the island of Hispaniola (Haiti and the Dominican Republic). Grand Turk (Cockburn Town), the capital since 1766, is situated on Grand Turk Island about 1,042 kilometres (647 mi) east-southeast of Miami, United States. They have a total land area of 430 square kilometres (170 sq mi).The islands were inhabited for centuries by indigenous peoples. The first recorded European sighting of them was in 1512. In subsequent centuries, they were claimed by several European powers, with the British Empire eventually gaining control. For many years they were governed indirectly through Bermuda, the Bahamas and Jamaica. When the Bahamas gained independence in 1973, the islands received their own governor, and have remained an autonomous territory since.

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💬 Languages

English is the official language.

💵 Currencies

The official currency is United States dollar [1 USD = 1 USD].

🏧 Cash / Credit card usage

We don't have any data for credit card usage in Turks and Caicos Islands.

🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Tourism

In 2019, 1.6M tourists arrived to Turks and Caicos Islands. In 2018, tourism has contributed to Turks and Caicos Islands economy with a total of 787M $ income (%95.2).

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☀️ Climate

Averag yearly temperature is 🔥 26 °C and very hot. Current 3 months (May, June and July) average is 🔥 27 °C and very hot. Current season (spring) is ☀️ 25 °C and hot.
Yearly average26 °C 🔥
3 month average27 °C 🔥
Spring average25 °C ☀️
Summer average27 °C 🔥
Fall average27 °C 🔥
Winter average23 °C ☀️
About seasons: Remember that seasons in Southern Hemisphere are opposite of the Northern one. This means that in Argentina and Australia, winter begins in June. Currently season averages are rendered according Northern Hemisphere.

📈 Economics

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