Turks and Caicos Islands

SHORT INFORMATION

Political system:Turks and Caicos

The Turks and Caicos Islands are a British Overseas Territory. As a British territory, its sovereign is Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom, represented by a governor appointed by the monarch, on the advice of the Foreign Office. The United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization includes the territory on the United Nations list of Non-Self-Governing Territories.

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

National food of Turks and Caicos

Typical food you will find on the islands is seafood, lobster and conch with peas ’n’ rice as well as a variety of continental dishes. Good quality meals can be found in nearly all restaurants and bars with a moderate to expensive price tag attached.

SHORT INFORMATION

Overview of the Turks and Caicos Islands

The Turks and Caicos Islands are a British Overseas Territory consisting of two groups of tropical islands in the West Indies, the larger Caicos Islands and the smaller Turks Islands, known for tourism and as an offshore financial centre.

Capital: Cockburn Town

Largest city: Providenciales

Official language: English