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Turks and Caicos Islands

Turks and Caicos Islands
  • Capital

    Capital

    Cockburn Town

  • Local time

    Local time

    6:07

  • Population

    Population

    31 458

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +1-649

  • Currency

    Currency

    $ USD (dollar)

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Turks and Caicos Islands

Turks and Caicos Islands
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Cockburn Town

  • Local time

    Local time

    6:07

  • Population

    Population

    31 458

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +1-649

  • Currency

    Currency

    $ USD (dollar)

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.65 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    725mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    616 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    44%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    36%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    1%

Population

  • Languages

    Languages

    English

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    7 per 100k

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    tourism, offshore financial services

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    corn, beans, cassava (tapioca), citrus fruits, fish

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    spiny lobster, conch

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    spiny lobster, conch

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    0%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    205kt

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What not to do when visiting Turks and Caicos Islands

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Don’t forget most people greet one another with a “Good morning”, “Good afternoon” or “Good night.” Saying just hi or hello is generally considered bad manners. People don’t always say goodbye and don’t feel the need to offer an overly enthusiastic ending.

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Don’t disturb, harass or otherwise threaten wildlife - you may receive severe penalties as there are laws for fishing limits, protection of plants and wildlife.

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Don’t forget the Turks and Caicos Islands are an internally self-governing Overseas territory of the United Kingdom.

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Don’t expect public transportation - there is no. Car/motorbike hire is considered the best way to travel around.

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Don't sit under a ripe coconut tree - better to be safe than sorry, falling coconuts kill 150 people each year.

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Don't expect to eat lobster off-season.

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Don't assume there's a service charge - many hotels will automatically add a service fee to your bill.

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Don't take pictures of locals without permission.

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Don't forget insect repellent.

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Don't drink tap water.

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Don't dive or snorkel without a floating marker on water.

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Don’t be a victim of mosquito-borne diseases - protect yourself against bites by mosquitoes.

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Don't forget to negotiate your taxi ride price before you take it.

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Don’t forget the rainy season takes place between June and November.

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Don't really look for a deal - things are not that cheap in Caribbean.

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Don't forget coral-safe sunscreen - if you go to water excursions, some of them may not allow you to join without coral-safe sunscreen.

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