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Encyclopedia > Transport in the Cook Islands

This article lists transport in the Cook Islands. For other article subjects named transport see transport (disambiguation). ... Languages English (official), Maori Capital Avarua Queen of New Zealand Elizabeth II (resident in the UK) Governor-General of New Zealand Dame Silvia Cartwright (resident in New Zealand) Queens Representative Sir Fred Goodwin Prime Minister Jim Marurai Area  – Total  – % water Ranked 225th  240 km²  0% Population  – Total (2003)  – Density...

Railways
0 km
Highways
  • Total: 187 km
  • Paved: 35 km
  • Unpaved: 152 km (1980 est.)
Ports and harbours
Avarua, Avatiu
Merchant marine
  • Total: 1 ship (1,000 GRT or over) totalling 2,310 GRT/2,181 DWT
  • Ships by type: Cargo 1 (1999 est.)
Airports
7 (1999 est.)
Airports - with paved runways
  • Total: 1
  • 1,524 to 2,437 m: 1 (1999 est.)
Airports - with unpaved runways
  • Total: 6
  • 1,524 to 2,437 m: 3
  • 914 to 1,523 m: 3 (1999 est.)

See also: Cook Islands A highway is a major road within a city, or linking several cities together. ... A kilometre (American spelling: kilometer) (symbol: km) is a unit of length equal to 1000 metres (from the Greek words khilia = thousand and metro = count/measure). ... A harbor (or harbour) or haven is a place where ships may shelter from the weather or are stored. ... In most seafaring countries, the merchant marine (or merchant navy) is a fleet of ships used for commerce that sometimes complements the navy. ... AirPort is a wireless networking protocol from Apple Computer designed for both Macintosh and PC computers. ... Languages English (official), Maori Capital Avarua Queen of New Zealand Elizabeth II (resident in the UK) Governor-General of New Zealand Dame Silvia Cartwright (resident in New Zealand) Queens Representative Sir Fred Goodwin Prime Minister Jim Marurai Area  – Total  – % water Ranked 225th  240 km²  0% Population  – Total (2003)  – Density...


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Encyclopedia: Cook Islands (1863 words)
Aitutaki is one of the Cook Islands, north of Rarotonga.
Manuae Cook Islands MANUAE is an uninhabited atoll in the southern group of the Cook Islands 100 kilometres south-east of Aitutaki.
Manihiki Cook Islands Known as the Island of Pearls, this triangular atoll lies 1160km north of Rarotonga, and is said to be one of the group’s loveliest islands.
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