Population: 47 (July 2001 est.)

Languages: English (official), Pitcairnese (mixture of an 18th century English dialect and a Tahitian dialect)

Background: Pitcairn Island was discovered in 1767 by the British and settled in 1790 by the Bounty mutineers and their Tahitian companions. Pitcairn was the first Pacific island to become a British colony (in 1838) and today remains the last vestige of that...

Currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD, NZD (NZ$1.55 = US$1))

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 · CIA World Factbook: Pitcairn
 · Ethnologue: Languages of Pitcairn