Travel Information for Cook Islands
Time zone:GMT -10 (Cook Islands) Daylight savings:    None
Main languages:English Other languages:    Maori
Currency: New Zealand dollars (NZD)

1 = $0.00, $1 = $0.00, £1 = $1.00

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.ckInternational Dialling Code:    682

For help planning your trip to Cook Islands including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our Cook Islands trip planning page.

Further information on Cook Islands

Discover more about Cook Islands - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of cook_islands

Total area: 237 sq km (0 sq km under water)

Coastline: 120 km (Pacific Ocean)

Neighbours (border lengths): No land borders

Highest mountain: Te Manga (652m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Cook Islands from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

Freedom in the WorldNo Data -
Democracy IndexNo Data -
Economic FreedomNo Data -
Press FreedomNo Data -
ILGA LGBT rightsNo rights -
Corruption PerceptionsNo Data -
Overall Ranking:    -

Other Data & Links

Status: Territory of New Zealand

Population: 10,134     Density: 42.7 people/sq km

Ethnic groups: Cook Island Maori (Polynesian) 87.7%, part Cook Island Maori 5.8%, other 6.5% (2001 census)

Religions: Cook Islands Christian Church 55.9%, Roman Catholic 16.8%, Seventh-Day Adventists 7.9%, Church of Latter Day Saints 3.8%, other Protestant 5.8%, other 4.2%, unspecified 2.6%, none 3% (2001 census)

GDP (PPP): $0.183 billion       GDP per capita: $9,100

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.