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Turks and Caicos Islands
- Population: 46,131 (2021 estimate)
- Land area: 948.20 km²
- Exclusive economic zone: 154,068 km²
Listing as a Non-Self-Governing Territory
The Turks and Caicos Islands has been on the United Nations list of Non-Self-Governing Territories since 1946, following the transmission of information on Jamaica (under which the Turks and Caicos Islands had fallen) by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Island under Article 73 e of the Charter of the United Nations.
- See General Assembly resolution 66 (I) of 14 December 1946
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
United Nations-related action
The General Assembly adopts on an annual basis a resolution on the Turks and Caicos Islands. Please visit the Documents page for past General Assembly resolutions on Turks and Caicos Islands from 2008.
United Nations Secretariat annual working papers on Turks and Caicos Islands issued since 2008 are also available on the Documents page.
(Last updated: 10 May 2022)