Pitcairn Islands


The Pitcairn Islands are a British overseas territory, located in the Pacific between Peru and Polynesia. Covering a total the land area of 4.7 square kilometers, the residents are primarily Christian. The official language is English, the currency is that of New Zealand currency, and the capital is Adamstown.

Economy and cultural customs

The Pitcairn Islands do not have taxes, with government revenues gained from the sale of stamps and coins, investment profits, occasional grants from the United Kingdom, and fishing licenses from foreign vessels.

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