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
Turks and Caicos is one of many British overseas territories in the Caribbean and is a popular spot for expats and tourists because of the climate, beaches and lifestyle. The economy relies heavily on the offshore finance industry. Most tourists visit the main area of Providenciales, nicknamed Provo.