Norfolk Island

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Country overview: 

Short nameNORFOLK ISLAND
ISO codeNF
FIPS codeNF
LanguageEnglish (en)
Time zone+11:30
CapitalKingston

 

Norfolk Island is a territory of Australia, but it's remote enough from the Australian continent to be given a separate code by the international standards. It was administered by New South Wales until 1901-01-01, when the Commonwealth of Australia was formed, and thenceforth by Australia.

Other names of country: 

  1. Dutch: Norfolk
  2. English: Territory of Norfolk Island (formal)
  3. French: le f Norfolk
  4. German: Norfolkinsel f
  5. Italian: Isola f [di] Norfolk
  6. Portuguese: Ilha Norfolk, Ilha f Norfolque
  7. Russian: Остров Норфолк
  8. Spanish: Isla Norfolk, Isla f de Norfolk
  9. Turkish: Norfolk Adalar

Origin of name: 

named by Captain Cook after the duchess of Norfolk

Primary subdivisions: 

Norfolk Island has no known administrative divisions.

CountryHASCPopulationArea(km.²)Area(mi.²)
Norfolk IslandNF.NF2,3023513

Territorial extent: 

The territory consists of Norfolk Island and its smaller neighbors, Philip and Nepean Islands.

Population history:

DatePopulation
2011-08-092,302
2006-08-082,523
2001-08-072,601
1996-08-062,181
1991-08-062,285
1986-06-302,367
1971-06-301,683
1957-06-301,060
19381,059

Sources: 

  1. [1] Census of Population and Housing . Census and Statistics, Norfolk Island. Has populations from the 1986 to 2011 censuses. Dated 2011-11-30 (retrieved 2013-12-11).
  2. [2] Populations for 1957 and 1971 are from The Statesman's Year-Book 1959, Macmillan & Co., London, 1959, and The Statesman's Year-Book 1977-78, ed. John Paxton, St. Martin's Press, New York, 1977.
  3. [3] Encyclopdia Britannica World Atlas, 1951 edition has 1938 census.
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