Cook Islands

Population: 20,611 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: English (official), Maori

Background: Named after Captain Cook, who sighted them in 1770, the islands became a British protectorate in 1888. By 1900, administrative control was transferred to New Zealand; in 1965 residents chose self-government in free association with New Zealand. The...

Currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD, NZD (NZ$1.45 = US$1))

Data from CIA World Factbook. Click on CIA link for more. Click on map or flag for larger images.


Font Foundries from Cook Islands


Typographic People from Cook Islands


Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: Cook Islands
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Cook Islands