The Cook Islands are a self-governing parliamentary democracy in free association with New Zealand. The islands are located in the South Pacific Ocean, about halfway between Hawaii and New Zealand. The population of the islands is about 21,000. Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 islands in the western Indian Ocean. The population of the islands is about 95,000. To call the Cook Islands from Seychelles, dial 00 followed by the Cook Islands country code of 682, followed by the phone number.