National Symbols of Turks and Caicos Islands

Turks and Caicos Islands is a country in North America. It shares borders with the following countries: Dominican Republic, . The capital of Turks and Caicos Islands is Cockburn Town.

The official language is English and the United States dollar is the currency of the Turks and Caicos Islands. The domain is .tc and the country code is +1-649.

National day is celebrated on 30 Jun 2022. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Turks and Caicos Islands is no exception.

In Turks and Caicos Islands, Cricket is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Turks and Caicos Islander people. Rum Punch is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Turks and Caicos Islands. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national Turks and Caicos Islander symbol.

The country was founded by Taino and Lucayan peoples. The current president of Turks and Caicos Islands is Nigel Dakin (Governor) and Anya Williams (Dupty Governor) is the Prime Minister.

In Turks and Caicos Islands the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B. The standard voltage is 120 V and the frequency is 60 Hz.

The Turks and Caicos Islander national anthem was written by John Bull and composed by N/A.

Country information

Official name(s) Turks and Caicos Islands
Alternative name(s) Turks and Caicos
Regional location Two island groups in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of The Bahamas, north of Haiti
Climate Tropical; marine; moderated by trade winds; sunny and relatively dry
Terrain Low, flat limestone; extensive marshes and mangrove swamps
Population 38,718
Language(s)English
Religion Christian (Baptists, Church of God, Roman Catholics, Anglicans, Methodists, Seventh-day Adventists & Jehovah's Witnesses
Country code +1-649
Literacy rate 99%
Currency United States dollar
Capital city Cockburn Town
ISO TC
Domain(TLD) .tc
Ethnicity Afro-Caribbean, Euro-Caribbean, mixed and East Indian
Head of government Governor
Nationality Turks and Caicos Islander
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 948 km2 (366 sq mi)
Timezone UTC-05:00 (EST)
Average elevation N/A
Coastline N/A
Mains electricity 120 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Turks and Caicos Islands

Flag map of Turks and Caicos Islands

Motto of Turks and Caicos Islands

"One people, one nation, one destiny"

National animal of Turks and Caicos Islands

The National animal of Turks and Caicos Islands is Turks and Caicos Rock Iguana

National Animal of Turks and Caicos Islands - Turks and Caicos Rock Iguana

National flower of Turks and Caicos Islands

The National flower of Turks and Caicos Islands is Turks & Caicos heather. Botanical name is Limonium bahamense.

National flower of Turks and Caicos Islands - Turks & Caicos heather

National bird of Turks and Caicos Islands

The National bird of Turks and Caicos Islands is Brown pelican

National bird of Turks and Caicos Islands - Brown pelican

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