The Turks and Caicos Islands are a British Overseas Territory, having their geographical location in the Caribbean, having the geographic coordinates of 21°45'N latitude and 71°35'W longitude .
The two groups of islands in the North Atlantic lie close to Haiti and the Bahamas. The small island nation has an economy based mainly on tourism and some fishing. Like the Bahamas, the Turks and Caicos Islands also offer offshore Financial Services. Most of the islands' consumables and capital goods are imported from the mainland.
The latitude and longitude
of the Turks and Caicos Islands encircle an area of 430 sq km. The capital is the city of Cockburn Town or Grand Turk, located at the latitude of 21°28'N and the longitude of 71°08'W. The Population of the Turks and Caicos Islands are estimated at 21,746 and composed of Africans, Europeans and North Americans. The geographic latitude and longitude of Turks and Caicos Islands has the advantage of the tropical marine type of weather. There are trade winds cooling the islands. Occasional hazards include devastating hurricanes. The terrain is flat and composed of limestone.
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