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: Île 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.

The UN LOCODE page  for Norfolk Island lists locations in the country, some of them with their latitudes and longitudes, some with their ISO 3166-2 codes for their subdivisions. This information can be put together to approximate the territorial extent of subdivisions.

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] Encyclopædia Britannica World Atlas, 1951 edition has 1938 census.
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