TURKS AND CAICOS
The Turks And Caicos Islands are located in the western North Atlantic Ocean, 190
kilometres north of the Dominican Republic and southeast of The Bahamas. Its total
area is 430 square kilometres.
13,552 (July, 1994 estimate)
The Turks And Caicos Islands are a dependent territory of the United Kingdom.
The legal system is based on the laws of England and Wales, with a small number
adopted from Jamaica and The Bahamas.
The Turks And Caicos have two submarine cables and one Atlantic Ocean
INTELSAT earth station.
The economy is based on fishing, tourism and offshore banking. Only subsistence
farming - corn, cassava, citrus and beans - exists on the Caicos Islands, so that most
foods, as well as nonfood products, must be imported.
The main industries are fishing, tourism and offshore financial services.
1 United States dollar (US$) = 100 cents
United States currency is used
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