Extractions: NOTE: The information regarding Cocos (Keeling) Islands on this page is re-published from the 1992 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Cocos (Keeling) Islands Geography 1992 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Cocos (Keeling) Islands Geography 1992 should be addressed to the CIA.
Extractions: The Cook Islands consists of two main groups, one in the north and one in the south. The southern group is nine "high" islands mainly of volcanic origin although some are virtually atolls. The majority of the population lives in the southern group. The northern group comprises six true atolls. Southern Group
Geography And Map Of Cook Islands Background. Named after Captain COOK, who sighted them in 1770, the islands became a British protectorate in 1888. By 1900, administrative control was http://geography.about.com/library/cia/blccook.htm
Extractions: zGCID=" test0" zGCID+=" test14" zJs=10 zJs=11 zJs=12 zJs=13 zc(5,'jsc',zJs,9999999,'') zDO=0 You are here: About Education Geography Geography ... Geography Home Page Cook Islands Introduction Cook Islands Background: Named after Captain COOK, who sighted them in 1770, the islands became a British protectorate in 1888. By 1900, administrative control was transferred to New Zealand; in 1965 residents chose self-government in free association with New Zealand. The emigration of skilled workers to New Zealand and government deficits are continuing problems. Geography Cook Islands Location: Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand Geographic coordinates: 21 14 S, 159 46 W Map references: Oceania Area: total: 240 sq km
Extractions: Cook Islands dollar also used) ( NZD Time zone UTC Internet TLD ... Calling code The Cook Islands Cook Islands MÄori KÅ«ki 'Äirani ) are a self-governing parliamentary democracy in free association with New Zealand . The fifteen small islands in this South Pacific Ocean country have a total land area of 240 square kilometres ), but the Cook Islands Exclusive Economic Zone ) of ocean. The main population centres are on the island of Rarotonga c. 10,000), where there is an international airport. There is also a much larger population of Cook Islanders in New Zealand, particularly the North Island ; in the 2006 census, 58,008 self-identified as being of ethnic