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Avarua

Avarua is a town and district in the north of the island of Rarotonga, and is the national capital of the Cook Islands.The town is served by Rarotonga International Airport and Avatiu Harbour.The population of Avarua District is 5,445 .DistrictsAvarua is subdivided into 18 tapere out of 54 for Rarotonga, listed from west to east: PokoinuNikao (seat of Cook Islands parliament)PuapuautuAreanuKaikavekaAtupaAvatiu (commercial port)RuatongaTutakimoaTauae (inward from Tutakimoa, the only Tapere without a coastline)Takuvaine (downtown Avarua, seat of Cook Islands government, with Avarua fishing harbour)NgatipaVaikaiTapae-I-UtaPuePunamaiaKiikiiTupapa Census figures are not available on the tapere level, but only for the so-called Census Districts, also listed from west to east Nikao-Panama 1373 (the Taperes' of Pokoinu, Nikao, Puapuautu)Avatiu-Ruatonga 951 (the Taperes' of Areanu, Kaikaveka, Atupa, Avatiu, Ruatonga)Tutakimoa-Teotue 314 (the Taperes' of Tutakimoa)Takuvaine-Parekura 786 (the Taperes' of Tauae, Takuvaine)Tupapa-Maraerenga 531 (the Taperes' of Ngatipa, Vaikai)Pue-Matavera 1490 (the Taperes' of Tapae-I-Uta, Pue, Punamaia, Kiikii, Tupapa)
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