Cook Islands map © SPC 2016
Government Self-governing State in free association with New Zealand
Capital Avarua
Population 14,730
Land area (km2) 237
Max height above sea level (m) 652
EEZ (km2) 1,830,000
Currency New Zealand dollar
GDP per capita (USD) 19,523 (2014)
Languages Cook Islands Maori, English
Pacific Community membership 1983