Cook Islands

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  • Area: 236 sq. km (91 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 9,556 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: -2.88% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 75.8 years (2016)
  • Languages: English (official) 86.4%, Cook Islands Maori (Rarotongan) (official) 76.2% (note: some respondents gave multiple answers)
  • Religions: Protestant 62.8% (Cook Islands Christian Church 49.1%, Seventh Day Adventist 7.9%, Assemblies of God 3.7%, Apostolic Church 2.1%), Roman Catholic 17%, Mormon 4.4%, other 8%, none 5.6%, no response 2.2%
  • Alternate names: Kūki ’Āirani
  • Government type: self-governing parliamentary democracy in free association with New Zealand
  • Leaders: chief of state: Queen ELIZABETH II; head of government: Prime Minister Henry PUNA
  • Capital: Avarua
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $12,300 (2010 est.)
  • Exports: copra, papayas, fresh and canned citrus fruit, coffee; fish; pearls and pearl shells; clothing
  • Imports: foodstuffs, textiles, fuels, timber, capital goods
  • Currency: New Zealand dollar (NZD)

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