Pitcairn Islands

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Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie an Oeno Islands
Pitkern Ailen (Pitcairnese)
Banner o Pitcairn Islands
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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)

Status Breetish Owerseas Territory
Caipital Adamstown
25°04′S 130°06′W / 25.067°S 130.100°W / -25.067; -130.100
Leids Inglis, Pitcairnese
Ethnic groups
Releegion Seivent-day Adventist (nae established bi law, but virtually the entire population follaes it)
Demonym Pitcairn Islander[2]
Govrenment Pairlamentar dependency unner constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
• Governor
Jonathan Sinclair
Alan Richmond
• Mayor
Shawn Christian
• Responsible Ministera (UK)
Alok Sharma MP
Legislatur Island Council
Aurie
• Total
47 km2 (18 sq mi)
Population
• 2014 estimate
57[3] (last)
• 2010 census
45
• Density
1.19/km2 (3.1/sq mi) (240t)
GDP (nominal) 2005 estimate
• Tot
NZ$ 217 000[4]
Currency New Zealand dollarb (NZD)
Time zone UTC-8
Cawin code +64
ISO 3166 code PN
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. Retrieved 26 February 2013. 
  3. Rob Solomon an Kirsty Burnett (Januar 2014) Pitcairn Island Economic Review. government.pn.
  4. "Pitcairn Islands Strategic Development Plan, 2012–2016" (PDF). The Government of the Pitcairn Islands. 2013. p. 4. Archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on 5 July 2015. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) . . . NZ$ 217,000 (2005/06 indicative estimate) and NZ$ 4,340 per capita (based on 50 residents) 
  5. http://www.demtullpitcairn.com/2016JanFebMarch.pdf
  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. 
  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