Pitcairn

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Country overview: 

Short namePITCAIRN
ISO codePN
FIPS codePC
LanguageEnglish (en)
Time zone-8
CapitalAdamstown

 

Pitcairn Island was a British possession at the beginning of the 20th century. In 1902, it annexed Ducie, Henderson, and Oeno Islands.

Other names of country: 

  1. Dutch: Pitcairneilanden
  2. English: "Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno Islands" (formal)
  3. French: Īle f Pitcairn, Pitcairn
  4. German: Pitcairn-Insel f
  5. Italian: Pitcairn
  6. Russian: Острова Питкэрн
  7. Spanish: Pitcairn
  8. Turkish: Pitcairn

Origin of name: 

Named for Robert Pitcairn (1747?-1770?), helmsman

Primary subdivisions: 

Pitcairn has no known administrative divisions.

CountryHASCPopulationArea(km.²)Area(mi.²)Capital
Pitcairn IslandsPN.PN664919Adamstown

Postal codes: 

The postal code for all locations in Pitcairn, in the U.K. system, is PCRN 1ZZ.

Territorial extent: 

The country includes the South Pacific islands of Pitcairn, Ducie, Henderson, and Oeno.

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