SHORT INFORMATION

Language and population of the Pitcairn Islands

The majority of the resident Pitcairn Islanders are the descendants of the Bounty mutineers and Tahitians (or Polynesians).

SHORT INFORMATION

Geography of the Pitcairn Islands

The Pitcairn Islands form the southeasternmost extension of the geological archipelago of the Tuamotus of French Polynesia, and consist of four islands: Pitcairn Island, Oeno Island (atoll with five islets, one of which is Sandy Island), Henderson Island and Ducie Island (atoll with four islets).

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)