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'''Turks e Caicos'''
è il nome di uno stato insulare dei [[ Caraibi]] a Sud est delle [[ Bahamas]]. L' arcipelago comprende circa 40 fra isole e atolli circondate da una lunga barriera corallina <!--Even though you only boarded the plane in [[ Miami]] , [[ Florida]] a scant hour before, the moment you step off the plane, you know you are in a different world. The tropical breeze hits you as you step onto the tarmac, and you start looking forward to the incredible scuba diving that awaits. Although definitely not one of the prettiest ( at least above water) of the [[ Caribbean|Caribbean Islands]] , it has its own charms that come from being a mostly undiscovered tourist destination. -->
Comprendere== <!-- The islands were part of the UK' s [[Jamaica]]n colony until 1962, when they assumed the status of a separate crown colony upon Jamaica' s independence. The governor of The [[Bahamas]] oversaw affairs from 1965 to 1973. With Bahamian independence, the islands received a separate governor in 1973. Although independence was agreed upon for 1982, the policy was reversed and the islands are presently a British overseas territory. -->