Pitcairn Islands

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Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie an Oeno Islands

Pitkern Ailen (Pitkern)
Banner o Pitcairn Islands
Coat o airms o Pitcairn Islands
Coat o airms
Anthem"Come Ye Blessed"[1]
"We from Pitcairn Islands"

Location o  Pitcairn Islands  (circled in red) in the Paceefic Ocean  (light blue)
Location o  Pitcairn Islands  (circled in red)

in the Paceefic Ocean  (light blue)

StatusBreetish Owerseas Territory
25°04′S 130°06′W / 25.067°S 130.100°W / -25.067; -130.100
LeidsInglis, Pitcairnese
Ethnic groups
Seivent-day Adventist (nae established bi law, but virtually the entire population follaes it)
Demonym(s)Pitcairn Islander[2]
GovrenmentPairlamentar dependency unner constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Charles III
• Governor
Jonathan Sinclair
Alan Richmond
• Mayor
Shawn Christian
• Responsible Ministera (UK)
Alok Sharma MP
LegislaturIsland Council
• Total
47 km2 (18 sq mi)
• 2014 estimate
57[3] (last)
• 2010 census
• Density
1.19/km2 (3.1/sq mi) (240t)
GDP (nominal)2005 estimate
• Tot
NZ$ 217 000[4]
CurrencyNew Zealand dollarb (NZD)
Time zoneUTC-8
Cawin code+64
ISO 3166 codePN
Internet TLD.pn
  1. For the Owerseas Territories.
  2. The Pitcairn Islands dollar is treatit as a collectible/souvenir currency ootside Pitcairn. US Dollar an aa widely acceptit due tae cruise ships.[5]
    UK Postcode: PCRN 1ZZ

The Pitcairn Islands (/ˈpɪtkɛərn/;[6] Pitkern: Pitkern Ailen), offeecially Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie an Oeno Islands,[7][8][9][10] are a group o fower volcanic islands in the soothren Paceefic Ocean that form the last Breetish Owerseas Territory in the Paceefic.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Pitcairn Islands". nationalanthems.info.
  2. "CIA World Factbook: Pitcairn Islands". The World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency. Archived frae the original on 25 October 2017. Retrieved 26 Februar 2013.
  3. Rob Solomon an Kirsty Burnett (Januar 2014) Pitcairn Island Economic Review Archived 2014-10-06 at the Wayback Machine. government.pn.
  4. "Pitcairn Islands Strategic Development Plan, 2012–2016" (PDF). The Government of the Pitcairn Islands. 2013. p. 4. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 5 Julie 2015. Retrieved 20 Apryle 2017. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) . . . NZ$ 217,000 (2005/06 indicative estimate) and NZ$ 4,340 per capita (based on 50 residents) Unknown parameter |dead-url= ignored (help)Archived 2015-07-05 at the Wayback Machine
  5. http://www.demtullpitcairn.com/2016JanFebMarch.pdf Archived 2016-05-09 at the Wayback Machine
  6. Oxford English Dictionary
  7. "British Nationality Act 1981 – SCHEDULE 6 British Overseas Territories". UK Government. September 2016.
  8. "Pitcairn Constitution Order 2010 – Section 2 and Schedule 1, Section 6" (PDF). UK Government. September 2016.
  9. "Laws of Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands". Pitcairn Island Council. September 2016. Archived frae the original on 29 Januar 2018. Retrieved 20 Apryle 2017.
  10. "The Overseas Territories" (PDF). UK Government. September 2016.

Coordinates: 25°04′S 130°06′W / 25.067°S 130.100°W / -25.067; -130.100