United States compared to Pitcairn Islands

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If you moved to Pitcairn Islands from United States, you would..


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Pitcairn Islands Pitcairn Islands (51 km)
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United States has a total of 19,924 km of coastline. In Pitcairn Islands, that number is 51 km.
Category: United States vs. Pitcairn Islands - Coastline

The statistics on this page are calculated using data sourced from The World Factbook (2017 data).


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A brief history of Pitcairn Islands

Pitcairn Islands is a sovereign country in Australia-Oceania, with a total land area of approximately 47 sq km. Pitcairn Island was discovered in 1767 by the British and settled in 1790 by the Bounty mutineers and their Tahitian companions. Pitcairn was the first Pacific island to become a British colony (in 1838) and today remains the last vestige of that empire in the South Pacific. Outmigration, primarily to New Zealand, has thinned the population from a peak of 233 in 1937 to less than 50 today.

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