Norfolk Island

Population: 1,879 (July 2001 est.)

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

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.

Currency: Australian Dollar (AUD, AUD (AU$1.32 = US$1))

Data from CIA World Factbook. Click on CIA link for more. Click on map or flag for larger images.


Font Foundries from Norfolk Island


Typographic People from Norfolk Island


Related Links

 · CIA World Factbook: Norfolk Island
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Norfolk Island