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Norfolk Island

Parliamentary democracy (territory of Australia)

Norfolk Island
Local name:
Norfolk Island
Region:
Australia and New Zealand
Area:
35 km²
Norfolk Island on the world map

Geography

Norfolk Island is an island state in the South Pacific, about halfway between New Zealand and New Caledonia. The dwarf state has a total area of only 35 km² (13 mi²) and a total coastline of 32 km (19.9 mi). This land area is about 1.0 times the size of Manhattan. This makes Norfolk Island the second smallest country on the Australian continent after the Cocos Islands and the eleventh smallest worldwide. With 51 inhabitants per km², it is also the most densely populated country on the Australian continent.

The island group consists of 17 islands. Norfolk Island has no direct neighbors. The distance between New York City and the Capital Kingston is about 14,360 km (8,923 mi).

Population

Population:
1,748

Currency

The currency on Norfolk Island is the Australian dollar (AUD).
1 Dollar is divided into 100 Cents.
Status: 01/31/2023
1 US dollar = 1.42 Dollars
1 Dollar = 0.71 US dollar

The climate on Norfolk Island

On Norfolk Island, a subtropical climate dominates. In the summer months there is hardly any precipitation and the usual evaporation ensures a strong dryness. Depending on the season, the average daytime temperatures range between 19 and 25 degrees. In the colder months, the average night temperatures drop down to 14 °C.

Average daytime and nighttime temperatures
Average daytime and nighttime temperatures on Norfolk Island
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Languages

Official language:
English

Mother tongueDistribution
English67.6 %
other32.4 %

Religions

ReligionDistribution
Adventists3.2%
Roman Catholics11.7%
Anglicans31.8%
other Protestants10.6%
nondenominational23.5%
other19.2%

Economy

Exportations:1.5 M $

Transport

Roadways:80 km
Airports:1





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