History Of The Islands
The Turks & Caicos Islands Discovered By Ponce
De Leon In 1512 COMPRISE About 169 Square Miles. The Capitol Being
Grand Turk Which Is Separated From The Caicos Islands By A 22
Mile Wide Deep water Channel Called The Turks Island Passage.
The Turks & Caicos Islands, Formally A Jamaican Dependency
Are Now A Part Of The British Crown Colonies, In An Area Commonly
Referred To As The West Indies Which Lie Adjacent To The Bahamas,90
Miles North Of The Dominican Republic,450 Miles Northeast Of Jamaica
And 575 Miles Southeast Of Miami, Florida.
These Islands, Protected By A Reef, Are Just Below The Equator
And Thus Offer A Climate Of Consistent Warm Temperature, Low Humidity
And Bright Sunshine all Year Round. The Average Temperature Is
Between 75 & 85 Degrees With A Constant Northeast Trade Wind
That Naturally Moderates The Heat. These Islands Are Considered
one of The Best Climate In The Caribbean.
Politically, The West Indies Are Fragmented By 13 Independent
Countries: A Commonwealth In Voluntary Association With The United
States French Speaking Islands That Are An Integral Part Of Metropolitan
France; Islands That Form Part Of The Kingdom Of The Netherlands
and Several That Are Associated With Great Britain.
The Turks & Caicos Islands Became An Established ``Tax Haven
``In 1981 Combining Under This Law All The Positive Aspects Of
The Legislation's Of The Cayman Islands, The Bahamas, Bermuda
And The Virgin Islands ETC.
Besides The Weather, The Islands Offer An Abundance Of Exotic
And Magnificent Resort Type Appeals. They Include: The Regions
Finest Diving, Fishing And Sailing; Virgin White Sand Beaches,
Unexplored Caves With Artifacts Dating Back To The 1600's;Unusual
Species Of Marine Creatures; Over 200 Species Of Migratory And
Indigenous Birds; Some Of The Most Spectacular Continuous Coral
Reefs And Other Features That Are Unique To These Islands.
Centuries Old, These Islands Have Been Discovered Only Recently
By Developers IN The Last Two Decades. It Was Only In The Last
Ten Years That There Have Major Development Trends Emerging, Sparked
By Attractive Financial Incentives, A Tax Free Status And Other
Such Lures Offered By A Government That Is Aggressively Seeking
To Develop These Islands.
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