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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$1.12 = US$1))

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

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Related Links

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