Pitcairn BASIC INFOMATION
|LOCAL TIME||YOUR TIME|
|LOCAL TIME ZONE||TIMEZONE DIFFERENCE|
|UTC/GMT -8 HOURS|
|latitude / longitude|
|24°29'39 / 126°33'34|
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TYPE G BRITISH 3-PIN|
|Pitcairn banks list|
Pitcairn Islands (Pitcairn Islands), a non-self-governing territory of the United Nations.
The islands are located in the south-central Pacific Ocean and southeast of the Polynesian Islands. They are officially named Pitcairn, Henderson, Disy and Oeno. It is a South Pacific archipelago composed of 4 islands, of which only Pitcairn, the second largest island, is settled. The archipelago is also the last remaining British overseas territory in the Pacific. Among them, Henderson Island is a world natural heritage.
The Pitcairn Islands are located at 25°04′ South latitude and 130°06′ West longitude, on the Southeast Pacific Ocean between New Zealand and Panama, and northwest of French Polynesia The capital Tahiti is 2,172 kilometers away and belongs to the Polynesian Islands. Including Pitcairn Island and the three nearby atolls: Henderson Island (Henderson), Ducie Island (Ducie) and Oeno Island (Oeno).
The main island, Pitcairn, is a volcanic island with an area of 4.6 square kilometers. It is a rugged half-volcanic crater, surrounded by steep coastal cliffs. The terrain is steep, with the highest altitude of 335 meters. No river.
The main island has a subtropical climate. The rainfall is abundant and the soil is fertile. The average annual precipitation is 2000 mm. The temperature is 13-33℃. November to March is the rainy season. The highest point on the island is 335 meters above sea level.
Pitcairn is a South Pacific archipelago composed of 4 islands, of which only one is inhabited. The Pitcairn Islands are also the last remaining British overseas territory in the Pacific. The island is famous because the ancestors of its inhabitants were all rebel crewmen on the HMS Bounty. This legendary history has been written into novels and filmed into many movies. The Pitcairn Islands is the least populated area in the world. Only about 50 people (9 families) still live here. The main settlement is Adamstown on the northeast coast of the main island.
The population is descended from the crew of the British "Bounty" mutiny in 1790 (Pitcairns).
The official language is English, and the local language is a mixture of English and Tahitian. The residents mainly believe in Christianity.
An important holiday is the official birthday of the Queen of England: the second Saturday in June.
The economic foundation of the Pitcairn Islands is horticulture, fisheries, handicrafts, stamp sales and indigenous carvings. There is no tax. Political income comes from the sale of stamps and coins, investment profits and irregular grants from the United Kingdom, and a certain amount of income is also obtained by issuing fishing licenses to foreign fishing vessels. The government focuses on the development of electricity, communications, and port and road construction.
The land is fertile, rich in fruits and vegetables. As it is halfway between Panama and New Zealand, passing ships are here to add water and replenish fresh fruits and vegetables. Residents use it to exchange food and daily necessities, and sell stamps and engravings to passing ships to earn cash. The main means of living and production of the residents of the Pitcairn Islands are collectively owned and distributed.