Turks and Caicos Islands

The Turks and Caicos Islands are only about 60 km long, and consist of over 40 islands and cays. They form a British Overseas Territory and have rapidly gained popularity as a beach destination.
Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Public domain.

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Island is an island in the Turks and Caicos Islands. Photo: Jared, CC BY 2.0.

is an island in the northwest Caicos Islands, part of the Turks and Caicos Islands, a British Overseas Territory. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the largest island in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

is the second-largest island in the Turks and Caicos Islands.

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is an 800-acre privately owned island occupied by 36 homeowners and a small exclusive…

is the seventh-largest island in the Turks and Caicos archipelago, with a land area of 21.2 square kilometres. Photo: Jonathan Palombo, CC BY 2.0.

Turks and Caicos Islands

Latitude of center
21.8041° or 21° 48' 14.8" north
Longitude of center
-71.7448° or 71° 44' 41.3" west
Population
41,000
Elevation
16 feet (5 metres)
Capital
Cockburn Town
Area
166 miles² (430 km²)
Currency
Dollar (USD)
Phone code
+1-649
Internet domain
.tc
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424311814
Geo­Names ID
3576916
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Turks- en Caicos-eilande
  • Afrikaans: Turks- en Caicoseilande
  • Afrikaans: Turks en Caicos Eilande
  • Akan: Turks ne Caicos Islands
  • Albanian: Turks dhe Kaikos
  • Amharic: ተርክስና ከይከስ ደሴቶች
  • Amharic: የቱርኮችና የካኢኮስ ደሴቶች
  • Arabic: Kapuropod-an Turks ngan Caicos
  • Arabic: جزر الترك وجايكوس
  • Arabic: جزر تركس وكايكوس
  • Arabic: جزر توركس وكايكوس
  • Aragonese: Islas Turcas y Caicos
  • Armenian: Թերքս և Քայքոս կղզիներ
  • Arpitan: Iles Turques et Cayiques
  • Asturian: Islles Turques y Caicos
  • Azerbaijani: Törks və Kaykos
  • Azerbaijani: Törks və Kaykos adaları
  • Azerbaijani: Türk və Kaykos Adaları
  • Bambara: Turiki Gun ni Kayiki
  • Basque: Turkak eta Caicoak
  • Basque: Turk eta Caicos uharteak
  • Basque: Turks eta Caicos uharteak
  • Belarusian: Тэркс і Кайкас астравы
  • Belarusian: Тэркс і Кэйкас
  • Belarusian: Цёркс і Кайкас
  • Bengali: টার্কস ও কেইকোস দ্বীপপুঞ্জ
  • Bengali: তুর্কস ও কাইকোস দ্বীপপুঞ্জ
  • Bishnupriya: তার্কস বারো কাইকোস দ্বীপমালা
  • Bosnian: Ostrva Turks i Caicos
  • Bosnian: Turks i Caicos
  • Bosnian: Turks i Kajkos Ostrva
  • Breton: Inizi Turks ha Caicos
  • Bulgarian: Острови Туркс и Кайкос
  • Bulgarian: Търкс и Кайкос
  • Catalan: Illes Turks i Caicos
  • Catalan: Turks i Caicos
  • Catalan: illes Turks i Caicos
  • Cebuano: Kapupud-an Turks ug Kaikos
  • Central Kurdish: دوورگەکانی تورکس و کایکۆس
  • Chechen: Теркс а, Кайкос а
  • Chechen: Тёркс а
  • Chinese: Turks kap Caicos Kûn-tó
  • Chinese: 土克凱可群島
  • Chinese: 特克斯和凯科斯群岛
  • Chinese: 特克斯和凱科斯群島
  • Chinese: 特克斯與凱科斯群島
  • Chuvash: Тĕркс тата Кайкос
  • Cornish: Turks ha Kaykos
  • Croatian: Otoci Turks i Caicos
  • Croatian: Turkski i Kaikos Otoci
  • Czech: Ostrovy Turks a Caicos
  • Czech: Turks a Caicos
  • Danish: Turks- og Caicosøerne
  • Dhivehi: ޓާކަސް އަދި ކައިކޯ ޖަޒީރާ
  • Dutch: TC
  • Dutch: TCA
  • Dutch: Turks- en Caicoseilanden
  • Egyptian Arabic: جزر تيركس و سايكوس
  • English: TCI
  • English: Turks & Caicos
  • English: tc
  • English: 🇹🇨
  • Erzya: Тёркс ды Кайкос
  • Esperanto: Turkoj kaj Kajkoj
  • Estonian: Turks ja Caicos
  • Ewe: Tɛks kple Kaikos ƒudomekpowo nutome
  • Faroese: Turks- og Caicosoyggjar
  • Faroese: Turks- og Caicosoyggjarnar
  • Finnish: Turks- ja Caicossaaret
  • Finnish: Turks and Caicos Islands
  • French: Îles Turks et Caïques
  • French: Îles Turques-et-Caïques
  • French: îles Turks-et-Caïcos
  • French: îles Turques-et-Caïques
  • Fulah: Duuɗe Turke e Keikoos
  • Gagauz: Turks hem Caicos Adaları
  • Galician: Illas Turks e Caicos
  • Galician: Turks e Caicos
  • Ganda: Bizinga by'eTaaka ne Kayikosi
  • Georgian: ტერქსისა და კაიკოსის კუნძულები
  • German: Turks- und Caicosinseln
  • Greek: Νήσοι Τερκς και Κάικος
  • Greek: Τερκ και Κάικος
  • Greek: Τερκ και Κέικος
  • Greek: Τερκς και Κέικος
  • Gujarati: ટર્ક્સ એન્ડ કેઇકોસ આઇલેન્ડ્સ
  • Gujarati: ટર્ક્સ એન્ડ કૈકોસ આઇલેન્ડ્સ
  • Hakka Chinese: Turks lâu Caicos Khiùn-tó
  • Hausa: Turkis Da Tsibiran Kaikwas
  • Hausa: Turks lâu Caicos Khiùn-tó
  • Hebrew: איי טורקס וקאיקוס
  • Hebrew: איי טרקס וקייקוס
  • Hindi: टर्क्स और केकोस द्वीप-समूह
  • Hindi: तुर्क और केकोस द्वीपसमूह
  • Hindi: तुर्क् और् कैकोज़ द्वीप
  • Hungarian: Turks- és Caicos-szigetek
  • Icelandic: Turks- og Caicoseyjar
  • Ido: Turks e Kaikos-Insuli
  • Indonesian: Kepulauan Turks dan Caicos
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Insulas Turcos e Caicos
  • Irish: Oileáin Turks agus Caicos
  • Irish: Oileáin na dTurcach agus Caicos
  • Italian: Isole Turks e Caicos
  • Italian: Turks e Caicos
  • Jamaican Creole English: Toerx ah Kiekos
  • Japanese: タークス・カイコス諸島
  • Japanese: タークス諸島・カイコス諸島
  • Javanese: Kapuloan Turks lan Caicos
  • Kannada: ಟರ್ಕ್ಸ್ ಮತ್ತು ಕೈಕೋಸ್ ದ್ವೀಪಗಳು
  • Kazakh: Төркс пен Кайкос
  • Kikuyu: Visiwa vya Turki na Kaiko
  • Kinyarwanda: Ibirwa bya Takisi na Kayikosi
  • Kirghiz: Теркс жана Кайкос аралдары
  • Korean: 터크스케이커스
  • Korean: 터크스 케이커스 제도
  • Kurdish: Giravên Turks û Kaykosê
  • Latin: Insulae Turcenses et Caicenses
  • Latvian: Tērksas un Kaikosas
  • Latvian: Tērksas un Kaikosas salas
  • Ligurian: Turks e Caicos
  • Limburgan: Turks- en Caicoseilen
  • Lingala: Bisanga bya Turki mpé Kaiko
  • Lingala: Turks mpé Caicos
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Turcs e Caicos
  • Lithuanian: Terksas ir Kaikosas
  • Lithuanian: Turkso ir Caicoso salos
  • Lombard: Turks e Caicos
  • Low German: Turks- un Caicosinseln
  • Lower Sorbian: Turks a Caicos
  • Luba-Katanga: Lutanda lua Tuluki ne Kaiko
  • Macedonian: Турк и Каикос Острови
  • Macedonian: Туркс и Кајкос
  • Malagasy: Nosy Turks sy Caïques
  • Malay: Kepulauan Turks dan Caicos
  • Malay: Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Malayalam: ടര്‍ക്ക്സും കൈക്കോ ദ്വീപുകളും
  • Malayalam: ടർക്സ്-കൈകോസ് ദ്വീപുകൾ
  • Maltese: Gżejjer Turks u Caicos
  • Maltese: Gżejjer Turks u Kajkos
  • Maltese: Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Marathi: टर्क्स आणि कैकास द्वीपसमूह
  • Marathi: टर्क्स आणि कैकोस बेटे
  • Min Dong Chinese: Turks gâe̤ng Caicos Gùng-dō̤
  • Min Nan Chinese: Turks kap Caicos Kûn-tó
  • Mingrelian: ტერქსიშ დო კაიკოსიშ კოკეფი
  • Nepali: तुर्क र काइकोस टापु
  • North Ndebele: Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Northern Frisian: Turks an Caicos Eilunen
  • Northern Sami: Turks ja Caicos-sullot
  • Norwegian: Turks- og Caicosøyene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Turks- og Caicosøyene
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Turks- og Caicosøyane
  • Novial: Turks e Kaikos Isles
  • Occitan (post 1500): Illas Turcas e Caïcas
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Turcas and Caicos Īegland
  • Oriya: ତୁର୍କସ୍ ଏବଂ ସାଇକସ୍ ଦ୍ବୀପପୁଞ୍ଜ
  • Ossetian: Теркс æмæ Кайкос
  • Panjabi: ਤੁਰਕ ਅਤੇ ਕੇਕੋਸ ਟਾਪੂ
  • Persian: جزایر ترک و کایکوس
  • Persian: جزایر تورکس و کایکوس
  • Piemontese: Turks e Caicos
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Dem Turks a' Caicos Ailen
  • Polish: Turks i Caicos
  • Portuguese: Ilhas Turcas e Caicos
  • Portuguese: Ilhas Turks e Caicos
  • Portuguese: Turks e Caicos
  • Portuguese: Turks e Caicós
  • Romanian: Insulele Turks şi Caicos
  • Romanian: Insulele Turks și Caicos
  • Romansh: Inslas Turks e Caicos
  • Rundi: Amazinga ya Turkisi na Cayikosi
  • Russian: Острова Теркс и Кайкос
  • Russian: Острова Тёркс и Кайкос
  • Russian: Теркс и Кайкос
  • Russian: Тёркс и Кайкос
  • Sango: Âzûâ Turku na Kaîki
  • Scots: Turks an Caicos Islands
  • Serbian: tc
  • Serbian: Острва Теркс и Кејкос
  • Serbian: ТК
  • Serbian: Теркс и Кејкос
  • Serbian: Туркс и Кајкос
  • Serbian: Туркс и Кајкос Острва
  • Serbian: 🇹🇨
  • Serbo-Croatian: Turks i Caicos
  • Serbo-Croatian: Turks i Caicos Otoci
  • Shan: မူႇၵုၼ် ထၢၵ်ႈ လႄႈ ၶေးၶတ်ႉ
  • Shona: Zvitsuwa zveTurk neCaico
  • Sicilian: Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Sinhala: ටර්කස් සහ කයිකොස්
  • Sinhala: ටර්ක්ස් සහ කයිකොස් දූපත්
  • Slovak: Turks a Caicos
  • Slovenian: Otoki Turks in Caicos
  • Slovenian: Otočji Turks in Caicos
  • Somali: Turks and Caicos Islands
  • South Azerbaijani: تورکس و کایکوس آدالاری
  • Spanish: Islas Turcas y Caicos
  • Sundanese: Kapuloan Turks jeung Kaikos
  • Swahili: Visiwa vya Turki na Kaiko
  • Swahili: Visiwa vya Turks na Caicos
  • Swedish: Turks- och Caicosöarna
  • Swedish: Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Swiss German: Turks- und Caicosinseln
  • Tagalog: Kapuluang Turks at Caicos
  • Tagalog: Katurkuhan at Kapuluang Caicos
  • Tamil: டர்க்ஸ் மற்றும் கைகோஸ் தீவுகள்
  • Tamil: துர்கசு கைகோசு தீவுகள்
  • Tatar: Төркс һәм Кайкос
  • Telugu: టర్క్స్ మరియు కాయికోస్ దీవులు
  • Telugu: తుర్క్ మరియు కాలికోస్ దీవులు
  • Thai: หมู่เกาะเติกส์และหมู่เกาะเคคอส
  • Thai: หมู่เกาะเติกส์และเคคอส
  • Thai: หมู่เกาะเติร์กและไคคอส
  • Tigrinya: የቱርኮችና የካኢኮስ ደሴቶች
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): ʻOtumotu Teki mo Keikosi
  • Tosk Albanian: Turks- und Caicosinseln
  • Turkish: Turks ve Caicos Adaları
  • Uighur: تۇركس ۋە كايكوس تاقىم ئاراللىرى
  • Ukrainian: Острови Теркс і Кайкос
  • Ukrainian: Теркс і Кайкос
  • Urdu: ترکس اور کیکاؤس جزائر
  • Urdu: جزائر کیکس و ترکیہ
  • Uzbek: Terks va Kaykos orollari
  • Vietnamese: Kepulauan Turks dan Caicos
  • Vietnamese: Quần Đảo Turk và Caicos
  • Vietnamese: Quần đảo Turks và Caicos
  • Waray (Philippines): Kapuropod-an Turks ngan Caicos
  • Welsh: Ynysoedd Turks a Caicos
  • Western Frisian: Turks- en Kaikoseilannen
  • Western Mari: Тӱркс дӓ Кайкос
  • Western Panjabi: ٹرکس تے کائیکس جزیرے
  • Wolof: Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Wu Chinese: 特克斯搭凯科斯群岛
  • Yakut: Төркс уонна Кайкос
  • Yoruba: Orílẹ́ède Tọọki ati Etikun Kakọsi
  • Yoruba: Àwọn Erékùṣù Turks àti Caicos
  • Yue Chinese: 特克斯與凱科斯群島
  • Zulu: i-Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Insuli Turks e Kaikos
  • Туркс пен Кайкос

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