Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Norfolk Island


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Two British attempts at establishing the island as a penal colony (1788-1814 and 1825-55) were ultimately abandoned. In 1856, the island was resettled by Pitcairn Islanders, descendants of the Bounty mutineers and their Tahitian companions. (from the CIA)
 
 

 

Economic Overview

Tourism, the primary economic activity, has steadily increased over the years and has brought a level of prosperity unusual among inhabitants of the pacific islands. the agricultural sector has become self-sufficient in the production of beef, poultry, and eggs.

Environmental Issues

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Government Type

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Population

2,128 (july 2008 est.)

Location

Oceania, island in the south pacific ocean, east of australia

Area

Total: 34.6 sq km land: 34.6 sq km water: 0 sq km

About 0.2 times the size of washington, dc

Country Aliases

Conventional long form: territory of norfolk island conventional short form: norfolk island

Capital

Name: kingston geographic coordinates: 29 03 s, 167 58 e time difference: utc+11.5 (16.5 hours ahead of washington, dc during standard time)

International Disputes

None

Sources: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

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