Pitcairn Islands

Continent – Oceania

Region – Southern Pacific Ocean

Size – 47km2

Geography – Consist of four volcanic islands, namely, Pitcairn Island, Oeno Island, Henderson Island and Ducie Island

Language – English, Pitcairnese

Religion – Almost the entire population follows Seventh-day Adventist

Monetary Unit – New Zealand dollar (NZD)

Natural Resources – Miro trees (used for handicrafts), fish; there are offshore discoveries of manganese, iron, gold, silver, copper and zinc

Agriculture – Bananas, papaya,  pineapples, mangoes, watermelons,  passionfruit, breadfruit, coconuts, cantaloupes, avocadoes, citrus (including mandarin oranges, lemons, grapefruit, and limes), carrots, sweet corn, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, taro, yams, peas, beans, arrowroot, sugarcane

Industry – Tourism

Neighboring Countries – None (island group)

Population – 56 (2013 estimate)

Population Growth Rate – 0%

Capital City – Adamstown (population 49)

Highest Mountain – Highest point: Pawala Valley Ridge (347 m)

Yearly Rainfall – 81 in (average)

Plant Life – 367 plant species including tapau, red berry, nehe fern

Animal Life – Goats, chickens, cats, dogs

Bird Life – 43 species including fairy tern, common noddy, red-tailed tropicbird, Pitcairn reed warbler, henderson crak

Aquatic Life – Reef fish, sharks, hawksbill and green turtles, whales, dolphins

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