Last updated on May 16th, 2023 by Editorial Staff
Pitcairn Islands is a country in Australia/Oceania. It shares borders with New Zealand. The people of the Pitcairn Islands are called Pitcairn Islanders. The country is situated in Oceania, islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about midway between Peru and New Zealand.
Etymology discusses where a term is considered to have originated from and how its meaning has changed over time. Etymology has been a factor in the naming of countries all across the world, and the Pitcairn Islands has also been influenced. The etymology of Pitcairn Islands can be defined as; The British ship HMS Swallow found the island in 1767, and its captain, Philip Carteret, named it Pitcairn for the sailor who first sighted it.
An ethnicity is a group or sub-group of people who are connected based on common characteristics which may include religion, origin, language, traditions, or culture. The ethnic groups in the Pitcairn Islands include Pitcairn Islanders.
The national color of the country is blue. The emoji flag of the country is ????????, and the ISO code is PN.
Pitcairn Islands is known for being the smallest and most remote inhabited place in the world. The national dish of the Pitcairn Islands is Pota.
The country has the time zone UTC-08:00 followed by d/m/yyyy as the standard date format.
The capital of the country is Adamstown, which is also the largest city in the Pitcairn Islands.
The literacy rate in the Pitcairn Islands is 100%.
The country’s total area is 47 km² (18 sq mi), and the total population is 67. The country’s average elevation is 174 m (568 ft), whereas the country’s terrain can be defined as; Rugged volcanic formation; rocky coastline with cliffs. The country’s usual climate is tropical; hot and humid; modified by southeast trade winds; rainy season (November to March).
The New Zealand dollar serves as the national unit of currency. The domain for Pitcairn Islands is .pn and the country code is +64.
Museums are known to educate and connect visitors with the nation’s history, culture, civilization, art, and architecture. The Pitcairn Island Museum serves the same purpose and is considered one of the most significant tourist attractions. The Pitcairn Island Museum is home to a large collection of artifacts. It has been designated as the national museum of the country.
16 May is designated as National Day. In the Pitcairn Islands, the majority of the population practices Seventh-day Adventist as their religion.
Nature is a blessing from God and we must protect it because it provides us with the oxygen and food to survive. It also helps to keep our environment beautiful and clean. To emphasize the significance of nature, Pitcairn Islands has selected a few forces of nature as national symbols. Pitcairn Islands’ national flower is Fatu or Fautu, and the highest peak is Pawala Valley Ridge.
The country’s national anthem was written by Melva Evans, L. A. J. Webster, and composed by Frederick M. Lehman.
The country’s national hero is Queen Elizabeth II.
Numerous organizations are working on a global level to improve the current state of affairs and to collaborate in order to establish and maintain constructive partnerships. Pitcairn Islands is a member of the Pacific Community (PC). Pitcairn Islands collaborates with them to organize, analyze, and address various events and situations.
Laura Clarke (Governor) is the current Prime minister of the Pitcairn Islands, and King Charles III is the President.
Pitcairn Islands has declared English and Pitkern as the country’s official languages.
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|Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands
|Oceania, islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about midway between Peru and New Zealand
|Country name etymology
|The British ship HMS Swallow found the island in 1767, and its captain, Philip Carteret, named it Pitcairn for the sailor who first sighted it
|Tropical; hot and humid; modified by southeast trade winds; rainy season (November to March)
|Rugged volcanic formation; rocky coastline with cliffs
|English and Pitkern
|New Zealand dollar
|Head of government
|Drive on the Left-hand side
|47 km² (18 sq mi)
|174 m (568 ft)
The National animal of Pitcairn Islands is Not Declared
The National flower of Pitcairn Islands is Fatu or Fautu. Botanical name is Abutilon Pitcairnense.
The National bird of Pitcairn Islands is Not Declared