Turks and Caicos

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Turks and Caicos
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Global warming and tsunamis

They are issues here. The islands are flat, with low-lying hills. The highest point reaches just 40 meters (80 feet).


The Turks and Caicos comprise two distinct island groups, the Turks and the Caicos. The two occupy the southern end of a long archipelago (The Bahamas has the lion's share of that archipelago).


You can easily find many beautiful white sand beaches kissed by turquoise waters in the Turks and Caicos. The most famous is Grace Bay Beach on Providenciales island.

Diving and snorkeling

The extensive coral reef system is highly rated by expert divers and snorkelers.


The count is roughly 30,000. This does not count the many part-time residents.


English is the official tongue.

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