5 Facts About Caicos Islands

1. In 1976, the Turks and Caicos Islands became a crown colony.

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2. Turks and Caicos Islands has one of the longest coral reefs in the world and the world's only conch farm.

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3. Turks and Caicos Islands are best known for ripsaw music.

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4. Turks and Caicos Islands are divided into six administrative districts, headed by district commissioners.

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5. Turks and Caicos Islands are named after the Turk's cap cactus, and the Lucayan term caya hico, meaning 'string of islands'.

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