Cook Islands and Overseas Territories

flag of Cook Islands


Map of Cook Islands
Map of Cook Islands
Source: The World Factbook 2003

The Cook Islands (93 sq mi; 241 sq km) were placed under New Zealand administration in 1901. They achieved self-governing status in association with New Zealand in 1965. Population (2006 est.): 21,571. Statistics Office http://www.mfem.gov.ck/Assets/CISO/index.htm




Map of Niue
Map of Niue
Source: The World Factbook 2003

Niue (100 sq mi; 259 sq km) was formerly administered as part of the Cook Islands. It was placed under separate New Zealand administration in 1901 and achieved self-governing status in association with New Zealand in 1974. The capital is Alofi. Population (2005 est.): 2,166.




Map of Tokelau
Map of Tokelau
Source: The World Factbook 2003

Tokelau (3.86 sq mi; 10 sq km) was formerly administered as part of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands colony. It was placed under New Zealand administration in 1925. Population (2005 est.): 1,405.


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