Travel Information for Turks and Caicos Islands
Time zone:GMT -5 (Caribbean standard time)
Daylight savings:GMT +1hr, begins first Sunday in April; ends last Sunday in October
Main languages:English
Currency: US dollar (USD)

1 = $1.11, £1 = $1.32

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.tcInternational Dialling Code:    1649

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

Further information on Turks and Caicos Islands

Discover more about Turks and Caicos 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 turks_and_caicos_islands

Total area: 430 sq km (0 sq km under water)

Coastline: 389 km (Atlantic Ocean)

Neighbours (border lengths): No land borders

Highest mountain: Blue Hills (49m)

Freedom & Rights

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

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Other Data & Links

Status: Territory of United Kingdom

Population: 49,070     Density: 114.1 people/sq km

Ethnic groups: black 90%, mixed, European, or North American 10%

Religions: Baptist 40%, Anglican 18%, Methodist 16%, Church of God 12%, other 14% (1990)

GDP (PPP): $0.632 billion       GDP per capita: $29,100

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