Cook Islands


Currency

The official currency of Cook Islands is called dollar. The Cook Islands dollar is pegged at par to the New Zealand dollar.

Capital

Avarua

Location

Cook Islands is located in South Pacific.


Cook Islands Location

Population

Estimated population (2013): 10,447

Flag


Cook Islands Flag

The flag of Cook Islands has changed over the time. Here is the older version of the Cook Islands flag:


Old Cook Islands Flag

Old Cook Islands Flag

Economy

The economy of Cook Islands is isolated and suffers from lack of major natural resources. The economy of CookIslands is primarily based on Tourism and the foreign aid, mainly from New Zealand. The Cook Islands have become a location specialising in so called asset protection trusts. CookIslands is a place where investors shelter assets from the reach of creditors and legal authorities.


The most popular places in Cook Islands among international travellers

Aroa Marine Reserve

Aroa Marine Reserve
Aitutaki Lagoon

Aitutaki Lagoon
Muri Beach

Muri Beach
Tapuaetai

Tapuaetai
Titikaveka Beach

Titikaveka Beach