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  • Time Zone: GMT/UTC +11.50
  • Currency: Australian dollar
  • Country Dialing Code: 6723

Norfolk Island

Location
Oceania, island in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Australia

Capital
Kingston

Population
1,828 (July 2005 est.)

Regions
none (territory of Australia)

Climate
subtropical; mild, little seasonal temperature variation

Ethnic groups
descendants of the Bounty mutineers, Australian, New Zealander, Polynesians

Religions
Anglican 34.9%, Roman Catholic 11.7%, Uniting Church in Australia 11.2%, Seventh-Day Adventist 2.8%, Australian Christian 2.4%, Jehovah's Witness 0.9%, other 2.7%, unspecified 15.3%, none 18.1% (2001 census)

Languages
English (official), Norfolk a mixture of 18th century English and ancient Tahitian

Government type
NA

Background
Two British attempts at establishing the island as a penal colony (1788-1814 and 1825-55) were ultimately abandoned. In 1856, the island was resettled by Pitcairn Islanders, descendants of the Bounty mutineers and their Tahitian companions.

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