Pitcairn Islands

SHORT INFORMATION

Overview of the Pitcairn Islands

The Pitcairn Islands, officially named the Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, form a group of four volcanic islands in the southern Pacific Ocean.

Capital and largest city: Adamstown

Official languages: English (local dialect is Pitkern)

Ethnic groups: British, Polynesian, or (mixed)

SHORT INFORMATION

Overview of the Pitcairn Islands

The Pitcairn Islands, officially named the Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, form a group of four volcanic islands in the southern Pacific Ocean.

Capital and largest city: Adamstown

Official languages: English (local dialect is Pitkern)

Ethnic groups: British, Polynesian, or (mixed)

SHORT INFORMATION

Education of the Pitcairn Islands

Education is free and compulsory between the ages of five and 16. All of Pitcairn's seven children were enrolled in school in 2000. The island's children have produced a book in Pitkern and English called "Mi Bas Side orn Pitcairn=My Favourite Place on Pitcairn" (National Library of New Zealand Catalogue).