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Cook Islands

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The Cook Islands are a group of 15 islands in the South Pacific lying between Fiji and Tahiti. The nation has a total land area about 1.3 times that of the District of Columbia. The total population of the Cook Island Maori is 21,000, which makes it 5 times the population size of Waukon, Iowa and a fourth larger than that of Allamakee County, Iowa. The main industry in the Cook Islands is tourism; 70,000 tourists visit this paradise every year.



Discovered by Cook in 1770 they became a British protectorte in 1888 and assumed self-government in 1965 in free association with New Zealand.

List of Islands

Political Elites

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This page was last modified 13:57, 23 June 2006 by dKosopedia user BartFraden. Based on work by dKosopedia user(s) Allamakee Democrat. Content is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License.

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