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Where is The Cook Islands?

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Located in the continent of Oceania, Cook Islands covers 236 square kilometers of land, making it the 219th largest nation in terms of land area.

The Cook Islands is a dependant territory of New Zealand. The population of The Cook Islands is 10,777 (2012) and the nation has a density of 46 people per square kilometer.

The currency of The Cook Islands is the New Zealand Dollar (NZD). As well, the people of The Cook Islands are refered to as Cook Islander.

The dialing code for the country is 682 and the top level internet domain for Cook Islander sites is .ck.

The Cook Islands does not share land borders with any countries.

To learn more, visit our detailed Cook Islands section.

Quick facts

Population 10,777
Density 45.7 / km2 ( 118.3 / mi2 )
Language English
Capital Avarua
Currency New Zealand Dollar
Land Area 236 km2 (91 mi2)
Minimum Longitude -165.830
Maximum Longitude -157.320
Mininum Latitude -21.950
Maximum Latitude -8.960

What is the capital of The Cook Islands?

map showing the location of The Cook Islands
Location of Avarua on a map.

Avarua is the capital city of The Cook Islands. It has a population of 13,373, and is located on a latitue of -21.21 and longitude of -159.78.

Quick Facts About Avarua, the Capital Of The Cook Islands

City Avarua
Country The Cook Islands
Population 13,373
Longitude -159.77500000
Latitude -21.20778000
Elevation 6 meters over sea level

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This page was last modified on October 2, 2015.