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Norfolk Island

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Norfolk Island Profile
Two British attempts at establishing the island as a penal colony (1788-1814 and 1825-55) were ultimately abandoned. In 1856, the island was resettled by Pitcairn Islanders, descendants of the Bounty mutineers and their Tahitian companions.
Source: CIA Factbook

 

CIA Factbook link to more demographic, geographic and economic data for Norfolk Island:
https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/nf.html