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Pitcairn (United Kingdom)     [29]
(Dependent territory of United Kingdom)
LAND AREA: 43 sq. km     SEA AREA: 800000 sq. km
NUMBER OF ISLANDS BY SIZE (sq. km):
>17,000 >10,000 >1,000 >100 >10 >1 <1 Unknown TOTAL
0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 4
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 66 (1991)
  DENSITY: 2 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: 0%/year
ECONOMY
  Income/Capita: $0
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
SPECIES OF CONSERVATION INTEREST:
Plants: Euphorbia ramosissima (Euphorbiaceae) group endemic Glochidion paniculata (Euphorbiaceae) group endemic Canthium barbatum (Rubiaceae) group endemic Insects: no butterflies recorded
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
INSTITUTIONS
GOVERNMENT ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:

ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION:

ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS:

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Last updated 01/02/98


Islands of Pitcairn (United Kingdom)
Ducie (United Kingdom - Pitcairn - Ducie Island)
Henderson (United Kingdom - Pitcairn - Henderson Is)
Oeno (United Kingdom - Pitcairn - Oeno Island)
Pitcairn (United Kingdom - Pitcairn - Pitcairn Is.)


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