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Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom    [135]
(Dependent Territory of the United Kingdom)
LAND AREA: 430 sq. km
NUMBER OF ISLANDS BY SIZE (sq. km):
>17,000 >10,000 >1,000 >100 >10 >1 <1 Unknown TOTAL
0 0 0 4 3 0 0 38 45
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 15000 (1996)
  DENSITY: 35 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: 0%/year
ECONOMY
  Income/Capita: $0
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
SPECIES OF CONSERVATION INTEREST:

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
INSTITUTIONS
GOVERNMENT ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:
Chief Minister responsible for parks; Temporary National Parks Commission Fisheries Department
ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION:
Wild Birds Protection Ordinance 1969 National Parks Ordinance 1975 Fisheries Protection Regulations 1976 Coast Protection Ordinance 1970
ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS:
Foundation for the Protection of Reefs and Islands from Degradation and Exploitation (PRIDE) Turks and Caicos Development Trust (TCDT)
REFERENCES:
Oldfield, 1987
Last updated 01/02/98


Islands of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom
Ambergris Cays (United Kingdom - Turks and Caicos Is.)
East Caicos (United Kingdom - Turks and Caicos Is.)
Grand Caicos (United Kingdom - Turks and Caicos Is.)
Grand Turk (United Kingdom - Turks and Caicos Is.)
North Caicos (United Kingdom - Turks and Caicos Is.)
Providenciales (United Kingdom - Turks and Caicos Is.)
Salt Cay (United Kingdom - Turks and Caicos Is.)
South Caicos (United Kingdom - Turks and Caicos Is.)
West Caicos (United Kingdom - Turks and Caicos Is.)


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