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Turks & Caicos

Turks & Caicos

The Turks & Caicos Islands are a British Overseas Territory located in the Atlantic Ocean. There are 30 islands that total 238 square miles of land. The islands are not far from the Bahamas.  The capital city is Cockburn Town, is located on Grand Turk Island. These Caribbean islands are most noted for their beautiful beaches and underwater adventures. The ocean water, near the Turks & Caicos Island, is home to large coral reefs. These reefs bring in tourists from all around the world.  Turks and Caicos receives thousands of tourists a year because of the beach activities, and other attractions including fishing, diving, and snorkeling.  

*What is the climate like*
The climate is tropical, so it is mostly warm all year with temperatures that range between 60 °F and 90 °F. 

*What languages are spoken*
The main language spoken is English. The locals also speak different variations of Creole, and Spanish.

*What are the best attractions*
As previously mentioned, you can enjoy the spectacular beaches. The coral reefs, Turks & Caicos National Museum, and the annual Conch Festival are some of the other attractions. There are also many family friendly activities suitable for children.

*What is the favorite food of the locals*
The best foods to eat when you visit Turks and Caicos are lionfish, Peppa joy hot Sauce, conch ceviche, crab and rice, and johnny cake just to name a few.

*What currency do they use*
The US Dollar is the currency of the Turks and Caicos Islands.