Rarotonga is the most populous island of the Cook Islands, with a population of 10,572 (census 2011), out of the country's total resident population of 14,974. Captain John Dibbs, master of the colonial brig Endeavour, is credited as the European di…
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Aitutaki, also traditionally known as Araura, Ararau and Utataki, is one of the Cook Islands, north of Rarotonga. It has a population of approximately 2,000. Aitutaki is the second most visited island of the Cook Islands.
Pukapuka is a coral atoll in the Cook Islands in the Pacific Ocean, with three small islets threaded on a reef that encloses a beautifully clear lagoon. It is the most remote island of the Cook Islands, situated about 1140 kilometres northwest of Ra…
Avarua (meaning "Two Harbors" in Cook Islands Māori) is a town and district in the north of the island of Rarotonga, and is the national capital of the Cook Islands.
Rarotonga International Airport (IATA: RAR, ICAO: NCRG) is the Cook Islands' main international gateway, located in the town and district of Avarua, Rarotonga, 3km west of the downtown area on the northern coast.
Mangaia (traditionally known as A'ua'u Enua, which means terraced) is the most southerly of the Cook Islands and the second largest, after Rarotonga.
Palmerston Island is a coral atoll in the Cook Islands in the Pacific Ocean about 500 km northwest of Rarotonga.
Suwarrow (also called Suvorov, Suvarou, or Suvarov) is a low coral atoll in the Cook Islands in the Pacific Ocean. It is about 1,300 km (702 nautical miles; 807 statute miles) south of the equator and 930 km (502 nautical miles; 577 statute miles) n…
Atiu, also known as Enuamanu (meaning land of the birds), is an island 187 km northeast of Rarotonga, in the Southern Islands group of the Cook Islands Archipelago.
Nassau is an island in the Cook Islands.
Manuae is an uninhabited atoll in the southern group of the Cook Islands, 100 kilometres south-east of Aitutaki. It is administratively part of Aitutaki, but does not belong to any district or tapere of Aitutaki.
The Cook Islands can be divided into two groups: the Southern Cook Islands and the Northern Cook Islands.
Mitiaro, the fourth island in the Cook Islands group, is of volcanic origin.
Takutea, in the Cook Islands, is a small uninhabited island 21 km northwest of Atiu in the southern Cook Islands.
Mauke (Ma'uke also Akatokamanava) is an island of the Cook Islands archipelago, lying in the central-southern Pacific Ocean. Its geography is characterized by a central volcanic plateau, deep underground caves and lakes, as well as jagged fossilised…
Aitutaki Airport is an airport on Aitutaki in the Cook Islands (IATA: AIT, ICAO: NCAI). The airport was originally constructed by the United States and New Zealand militaries during World War II.
Tapuaetai (tapuae : footprint ; ta'i : one) or One Foot Island is one of 22 islands in the Aitutaki atoll of the Cook Islands.
Te Manga is the highest point of the Cook Islands, a self-governing parliamentary democracy in free association with New Zealand, with an elevation of 652 metres (2,139 ft) above sea level.
Winslow Reef is a submerged coral reef of the southern Cook Islands, located 133 kilometres (83 miles) northwest of Rarotonga, at (20°38′S160°56′W). It is a shallow platform reef.
Tema Reef, also called Tima Reef, is a submerged coral reef in the northern Cook Islands, 23 km southeast of Pukapuka.
Avatiu is a settlement on Rarotonga in the Cook Islands.
Arutanga is the main town of Aitutaki in the Cook Islands.
Scratch My Arse Rock is a popular fishing location off the coast of Palmerston Island, an atoll belonging to the Cook Islands archipelago. The rock's name was reputedly conferred by William Marsters, the 19th-century progenitor of the Marsters famil…
National Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Avarua, Cook Islands. It is currently used mostly for rugby and football matches. The stadium holds 3,000 people and was built in 1984/85. The Stadium is managed by the National Stadium Trust Board m…
Mauke Airport is an airport on Mauke in the Cook Islands (IATA: MUK, ICAO: NCMK).
Enua Airport (IATA: AIU, ICAO: NCAT) is an airport in Atiu in the Cook Islands.
Papau is one of 22 islands in the Aitutaki atoll of the Cook Islands.
Moturakau is one of 22 islands in the Aitutaki atoll of the Cook Islands. It is located in the southeast of Aitutaki Lagoon between the larger islands of Rapota and Tekopua, six kilometres to the southeast of the main island of Aitutaki.
Mangaia Airport (IATA: MGS, ICAO: NCMG) is an airport on Mangaia in the Cook Islands.
Amuri is a town on Aitutaki in the Cook Islands. It is located at 18°52'0S 159°46'0W.
Rapota is one of 22 islands in the Aitutaki atoll of the Cook Islands. It is located in the south of Aitutaki Lagoon to the west of the smaller island of Moturakau, six kilometres to the southeast of the main island of Aitutaki.
The Ootu Peninsula, though connected to the main island of Aitutaki atoll of the Cook Islands, may in many respects be considered as one of the reef islands, being the largest and longest of them. It is located at the northern end of the eastern per…
Oneroa is the largest village on Mangaia, one of the Cook Islands.It is located in the west of the island, in the district of Kei'a, and contains over half of the island's population.
Mitiaro Airport (also known as Nukuroa Airport) (IATA: MOI, ICAO: NCMR) is an airport on Mitiaro in the Cook Islands.
Maina is one of 22 islands in the Aitutaki atoll of the Cook Islands. It is located at the southwestern extreme of Aitutaki Lagoon, five kilometres to the southwest of the main island of Aitutaki. In front of Maina island stands the beautiful sandba…
Ee (island) is one of 22 islands in the Aitutaki atoll of the Cook Islands.