Cockburn Harbour Destination Guide
Explore Cockburn Harbour in Turks and Caicos Islands.
Cockburn Harbour in the region of Turks and Caicos Islands (general) with it's 751 inhabitants is a place in Turks and Caicos Islands - some 25 mi (or 41 km) West of Cockburn Town, the country's capital city.
Current time in Cockburn Harbour is now 10:50 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "America / Grand Turk" with an UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Santo Domingo, Santiago de los Caballeros, Puerto Plata, Salvaleón de Higüey, Guantánamo or Cap-Haïtien. Since you are here already, make sure to check out and Cockburn Harbour. We saw some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.
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Interesting facts about this location
Cockburn Harbour is a settlement in the Turks and Caicos. It is the largest community on the island of South Caicos, with some 811 people. It has the best natural harbour of the Caicos Islands, and was once an important centre for regional trade and a major exporter of salt. Today its main industries are fishing and tourism.
Located at 21.48, -71.53 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
South Caicos is the seventh largest island in the Turks and Caicos islands archipelago, with a land area of 21.2 km . The population was estimated at 1579 in 2006. Together with uninhabited East Caicos and a number of smaller islands, it forms the South Caicos and East Caicos District, with a total area of 136.8 km . All islands in the east and south of Caicos Bank belong to this district, except French Cay, which belongs to Providenciales and West Caicos.
Located at 21.48, -71.53 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
Ambergris Cay is an island within the Turks and Caicos Islands. It was named for valuable deposits of ambergris, a waxy substance that migrating humpback whales secrete, found on the 8 miles of shoreline. The island is approximately four miles long, one mile (1.6 km) wide, and 1,100 acres in total. It was uninhabited until 1997, but has a small population today.
Located at 21.48, -71.53 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
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