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Cook Islands

FORUM MEMBERSHIP

1971

INDEPENDENCE DAY

26 July, 1965

CAPITAL

Avarua, Rarotonga

EEZ

1.8 million sq km

POPULATION

13,100 (2015) – resident

LANGUAGE

Cook Islands Maori, English

ECONOMY

Tourism, Pearl Industry, Fishing

STATUS

Parliamentary Democracy – Free Association with New Zealand

HEAD OF STATE

HM Queen Elizabeth II represented by Queen’s Representative HE Tom John Marsters

HEAD OF GOVERNMENT

Prime Minister The Hon Henry Puna

WEBSITE

www.cook-islands.gov.ck

CURRENCY

New Zealand dollarCURRENCY

Country Data
Country Data: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan

https://www.mofa.go.jp/region/asia-paci/cook/index.html