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Pitcairn Islands

Pitkern Ailen  (Pitcairn-Norfolk)
Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands
Anthem: "God Save the Queen"
Unofficial anthems: "Come Ye Blessed"
"We From Pitcairn Island"[1]
Map showing location of the Pitcairn Islands (circled at the lower-right and magnified in an inset)
Map showing location of the Pitcairn Islands (circled at the lower-right and magnified in an inset)
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Settlement15 January 1790
British colony30 November 1838
Capital
and largest settlement
Adamstown
25°04′S130°06′W / 25.067°S 130.100°W / -25.067; -130.100
Official languages
Ethnic groups
Pitcairn Islanders
Demonym(s)Pitcairn Islander
GovernmentDevolvedlocally governingdependency under a constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Laura Clarke
Nicholas Kennedy
• Mayor
Charlene Warren-Peu
LegislatureIsland Council
Government of the United Kingdom
• Minister
To be Confirmed (As of 25 November 2020)
Area
• Total
47 km2 (18 sq mi) (not ranked)
• Water (%)
0
Highest elevation
2,313 ft (705 m)
Population
• 2020 estimate
50[2] (not ranked)
• Density
1.19/km2 (3.1/sq mi) (not ranked)
GDP (nominal)2005 estimate
• Total
NZ$217,000[3]
CurrencyNew Zealand dollar (NZ$)[a] (NZD)
Time zoneUTC-08:00
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Driving sideleft
Calling code+64
UK postcode
PCRN 1xx
ISO 3166 codePN
Internet TLD.pn
^ The Pitcairn Islands dollar, pegged with the New Zealand dollar at par, is also official legal tender, although is mainly used for issuing collector's coins and does not circulate widely.

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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