Cook Islands

The Cook Islands are an island country in free association with , located in , in the middle of the . It is an archipelago with 15 islands spread out over 2.2 million km2 of ocean.

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is by far the most populated of the Cook Islands and is the capital. Photo: Robert Engberg, CC BY 2.0.

The are a loose group of mostly volcanic, hilly islands and a few coral atolls. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is an island in the , a 45 minute flight from the capital island of . Photo: Pbsouthwood, Public domain.

is a coral atoll which includes five small island groups. Photo: NASA, Public domain.

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The are a loose group of low, coral atolls that see little tourism. Photo: NASA, Public domain.

Cook Islands

Latitude of center
-21.2382° or 21° 14' 17.5" south
Longitude of center
-159.7752° or 159° 46' 30.7" west
Population
18,600
Elevation
125 metres (410 feet)
Capital
Avarua
Area
240 km² (93 miles²)
Currency
Dollar (NZD)
Phone code
682
Internet domain
.ck
Open­Street­Map ID
node 249399308
Geo­Names ID
1899402
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Pulo-pulo Cook
  • Afar: Kuk atawları
  • Afrikaans: Cook-eilande
  • Afrikaans: Cookeilande
  • Akan: Kook Nsupɔw
  • Albanian: Ishujt Kuk
  • Amharic: ኩክ ደሴቶች
  • Arabic: Kapuropod-an Cook
  • Arabic: جزر كوك
  • Aragonese: Islas Cook
  • Armenian: Կուկի Կղզիներ
  • Armenian: Կուկի կղզիներ
  • Arpitan: Iles Cook
  • Asturian: Islles Cook
  • Azerbaijani: Kuk Adaları
  • Azerbaijani: Kuk adaları
  • Bambara: Kuki Gun
  • Bashkir: Кук утрауҙары
  • Basque: Cook Uharteak
  • Basque: Cook uharte
  • Basque: Cook uharteak
  • Belarusian: Астравы Кука
  • Belarusian: Выспы Кука
  • Belarusian: Кука астравы
  • Bengali: কুক দ্বীপপুঞ্জ
  • Bishnupriya: কোক দ্বীপমালা
  • Bosnian: Cookova Ostrva
  • Bosnian: Kukova Ostrva
  • Bosnian: Kukova ostrva
  • Bosnian: Kukovi otoci
  • Breton: Inizi Cook
  • Bulgarian: Кук
  • Bulgarian: Кукови острови
  • Bulgarian: Острови Кук
  • Bulgarian: Островна група Кук
  • Burmese: ကွတ်ကျွန်းစု
  • Burmese: ကွတ် ကျွန်းစု
  • Catalan: Illes Cook
  • Catalan: illes Cook
  • Cebuano: Cook Islands
  • Central Bikol: Islas Cook
  • Chinese: Cook Kûn-tó
  • Chinese: 库克群岛
  • Chinese: 庫克群島
  • Chinese: 曲克群島
  • Chinese: 科克群岛
  • Chinese: 科克群島
  • Cornish: Ynysow Cook
  • Crimean Tatar: Kuk Adaları
  • Croatian: Cook Islands
  • Croatian: Cookovi Otoci
  • Croatian: Cookovo Otočje
  • Croatian: Kukovi Otoci
  • Czech: Cookovy ostrovy
  • Czech: Herveyho ostrovy
  • Czech: Mangaiské ostrovy
  • Danish: Cook-Islands
  • Danish: Cook-øerne
  • Danish: Cook Islands
  • Danish: Cookøerne
  • Danish: Cook øerne
  • Dhivehi: ކުކް ޖަޒީރާ
  • Dutch: CK
  • Dutch: COK
  • Dutch: Cook Eilanden
  • Dutch: Cook Islands
  • Dutch: Cookeilanden
  • Egyptian Arabic: جزر كوك
  • English: COK
  • English: ck
  • English: 🇨🇰
  • Esperanto: CK
  • Esperanto: Insularo Cook
  • Esperanto: Kuk-Insularo
  • Esperanto: Kukinsularo
  • Esperanto: Kukinsuloj
  • Esperanto: La Kukinsuloj
  • Estonian: COK
  • Estonian: Cooki saared
  • Ewe: Kook ƒudomekpo nutome
  • Extremaduran: Islas Cook
  • Faroese: Cooksoyggjarnar
  • Fiji Hindi: Cook Islands
  • Finnish: COK
  • Finnish: Cook-saaret
  • Finnish: Cookinsaaret
  • Finnish: Cookin saaret
  • Finnish: Cooksaaret
  • French: Archipel Cook
  • French: Cook
  • French: Cook Islands
  • French: Iles Cook
  • French: Kūki 'Āirani
  • French: Îles-Cook
  • French: Îles Cook
  • Fulah: Duuɗe Kuuk
  • Gagauz: Cook Adaları
  • Gagauz: Cook adaları
  • Galician: Illas Cook
  • Ganda: Bizinga bya Kkuki
  • Georgian: კუკის კუნძულები
  • German: Cook-Inseln
  • German: Cook Inseln
  • German: Cook Islands
  • German: Cookinseln
  • German: Hervey-Inseln
  • Greek: Κουκ Νήσοι
  • Greek: Νήσοι Κουκ
  • Guianese Creole French: Zil Cook
  • Gujarati: કુક આઇલેન્ડ્સ
  • Hakka Chinese: Cook Khiùn-tó
  • Hausa: Cook Khiùn-tó
  • Hausa: Tsibiran Kuku
  • Hebrew: איי קוק
  • Hindi: कुक द्वीपसमूह
  • Hungarian: Cook-szigetek
  • Icelandic: Cookeyjar
  • Icelandic: Cooks-eyjar
  • Icelandic: Cookseyjar
  • Ido: Cook-Insuli
  • Ido: Insuli Cook
  • Indonesian: Cook Islands
  • Indonesian: Kepulauan Cook
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Insulas Cook
  • Irish: Oileáin Cook
  • Italian: Isole Cook
  • Japanese: クック諸島
  • Javanese: Kapuloan Cook
  • Kannada: ಕುಕ್ ದ್ವೀಪಗಳು
  • Kara-Kalpak: Kuk atawları
  • Kazakh: Кук аралдары
  • Kikuyu: Visiwa vya Cook
  • Kinyarwanda: Ibirwa bya Kuke
  • Kirghiz: Кук аралдары
  • Korean: 쿡아일랜드
  • Korean: 쿡 제도
  • Korean: 쿡제도
  • Kurdish: Giravên Cook
  • Latin: Insulae Cook
  • Latin: Insulae de Cook
  • Latvian: COK
  • Latvian: Kuka Salas
  • Latvian: Kuka salas
  • Ligurian: Isoe Cook
  • Limburgan: Cookeilenj
  • Lingala: Bisanga bya Kookɛ
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Isolas Cook
  • Literary Chinese: 庫克群島
  • Lithuanian: Kuko Salos
  • Lithuanian: Kuko salos
  • Lower Sorbian: Cook Islands
  • Lower Sorbian: Cookowe kupy
  • Luba-Katanga: Lutanda lua Kookɛ
  • Luxembourgish: Cook-Inselen
  • Macedonian: Кукови Острови
  • Malagasy: Nosy Kook
  • Malay: Cook Islands
  • Malay: Kepulauan Cook
  • Malayalam: കുക്ക് ദ്വീപുകൾ
  • Malayalam: കൂക്ക് ദ്വീപുകള്‍
  • Maltese: Cook Islands
  • Maltese: Gżejjer Cook
  • Maori: Kuki Airani
  • Maori: Ngaputoru
  • Maori: Reo Māori Kūki Airani
  • Maori: Te reo Māori Kuki Airani
  • Maori: Te reo Māori Kūki Airani
  • Marathi: कुक द्वीपसमूह
  • Marathi: कुक बेटे
  • Marathi: कूक द्विपे
  • Marathi: कूक द्वीपसमूह
  • Marathi: कूक द्वीपे
  • Mazanderani: کوک جزایر
  • Min Dong Chinese: Cook Gùng-dō̤
  • Min Nan Chinese: Cook Kûn-tó
  • Minangkabau: Kapulauan Cook
  • Mingrelian: კატეგორია:კუკიშ კოკეფი
  • Nepali: कुक टापु
  • Nepali: कूक टापू
  • Newari: कूक टापू
  • North Ndebele: Cook Islands
  • Northern Frisian: Cook-Eilunen
  • Northern Sami: Cook-sullot
  • Norwegian: Cookøyene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Cook-øyene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Cook Islands
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Cookøyene
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Cook-øyane
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Cook-øyene
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Cook Islands
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Cookøyane
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Cookøyene
  • Occitan (post 1500): Illas Cook
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Cociega
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Cōcīega
  • Oriya: କୁକ ଆଇସଲ୍ୟାଣ୍ଡ
  • Oriya: କୁକ ଦ୍ଵୀପପୁଞ୍ଜ
  • Oriya: କୁକ ଦ୍ୱୀପପୁଞ୍ଜ
  • Oriya: କୁକ୍ ଆଇସଲ୍ୟାଣ୍ଡ
  • Ossetian: Кукы сакъадæхтæ
  • Ossetian: Кучы сакъадæхтæ
  • Pampanga: Cook Islands
  • Panjabi: ਕੁੱਕ ਟਾਪੂ
  • Persian: جزایر کوک
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Dem Kuuk Ailen
  • Polish: Wyspy Cooka
  • Portuguese: Ilhas Cook
  • Portuguese: Subdivisões das ilhas cook
  • Portuguese: ilhas Cook
  • Romanian: Insulele Cook
  • Romansh: Inslas Cook
  • Rundi: Iinga rya Kuku
  • Russian: Кука Острова
  • Russian: Острова Кука
  • Samoan: Atu Kuki
  • Sango: âzûâ Kûku
  • Scots: Cook Islands
  • Serbian: Кукова Острва
  • Serbian: Острва Кук
  • Serbo-Croatian: Cook otoci
  • Serbo-Croatian: Cookovi Otoci
  • Serbo-Croatian: Cookovi otoci
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kukova Ostrva
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kukovi otoci
  • Serbo-Croatian: Ostrva Kuk
  • Serbo-Croatian: Otoci Cook
  • Serbo-Croatian: Кукова Острва
  • Serbo-Croatian: Кукови отоци
  • Shan: မူႇၵုၼ် ၶုၵ်ႈ
  • Shona: Cook Islands
  • Shona: Zvitsuwa zveCook
  • Sicilian: Ìsuli Cook
  • Silesian: Wyspy Cooka
  • Sinhala: කුක් දිවයින්
  • Sinhala: කුක් දූපත්
  • Slovak: Cookove ostrovy
  • Slovenian: Cookovi otoki
  • Slovenian: Cookovo otočje
  • Somali: Jaziiradda Cook
  • South Azerbaijani: کوک آدالاری
  • Spanish: Cook Islands
  • Spanish: Cookiano
  • Spanish: Islas Cook
  • Sundanese: Kapuloan Cook
  • Swahili: Cook Islands
  • Swahili: Visiwa vya Cook
  • Swedish: Cook Islands
  • Swedish: Cooköarna
  • Swiss German: Cookinsle
  • Tagalog: Arkipelagong Cook
  • Tagalog: Arkipelago ng Cook
  • Tagalog: Cook Islands
  • Tagalog: Isla ng Cook
  • Tagalog: Kaislahan ng Cook
  • Tagalog: Kapuluang Cook
  • Tagalog: Mga Isla ng Cook
  • Tagalog: Mga Pulo ng Cook
  • Tagalog: Pulo ng Cook
  • Tamil: குக் தீவுகள்
  • Tatar: Кук утраулары
  • Telugu: కుక్ దీవులు
  • Thai: หมู่เกาะคุก
  • Tibetan: ཀཱུག གླིང་ཕྲེན་རྒྱལ་ཁབ།
  • Tibetan: ཁོ་ཁེ་གླིང་ཚོམ་
  • Tibetan: ཁོ་ཁེ་གླིང་ཚོམ།
  • Tigrinya: ኩክ ደሴቶች
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): ʻOtumotu Kuki
  • Tosk Albanian: Cookinseln
  • Tunisian Arabic: جزر كوك
  • Turkish: Cook Adaları
  • Turkish: Cook Adası
  • Turkish: Cook Islands
  • Udmurt: Кук шормуӵъёс
  • Uighur: Kuk Taqim Aralliri
  • Uighur: كۇك تاقىم ئاراللىرى
  • Ukrainian: Острови Кука
  • Upper Sorbian: Cookowe kupy
  • Urdu: The Cook Islands
  • Urdu: جزائر کک
  • Urdu: کک آئلینڈز
  • Uzbek: Kuk orollari
  • Venetian: Isole Cook
  • Venetian: Ixołe cook
  • Vietnamese: Quần Đảo Cook
  • Vietnamese: Quần đảo Cook
  • Vietnamese: Đảo Cook
  • Võro: Cooki saarõq
  • Waray (Philippines): Cook Islands
  • Waray (Philippines): Kapuropod-an Cook
  • Welsh: Ynysoedd Cook
  • Western Frisian: Cookeilannen
  • Western Mari: Кук ошмаотывлӓ
  • Wolof: Dunu Kook
  • Wolof: Iil yu Cook
  • Wu Chinese: 曲克群島
  • Yoruba: Cook Islands
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Etíokun Kùúkù
  • Yoruba: The Cook Islands
  • Yoruba: Àwọn Erékùṣù Cook
  • Yue Chinese: 曲克群島
  • Zhuang: Cook Ginzdauj
  • Zulu: i-Cook Islands

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