Welcome to Pitcairn Island

Welcome to Pitcairn Island


Adamstown, Pitcairn (PN)
Adamstown is the only settlement on, and as such, the capital of, the Pitcairn Islands.

Adamstown has a population of 48, which is the entire population of the Pitcairn Islands: all the other islands in the group are uninhabited. Adamstown is where most residents eat and sleep, while they grow food in other areas of the island.

The hamlet currently holds the record for being the smallest capital in the world. It has access to television, satellite internet, and a telephone. The main means of communication is still the ham radio. According to Google maps, the only named road in the capital is called "The Hill of Difficulty".

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adamstown,_Pitcairn_Islands
Adamstown is the only settlement on, and as such, the capital of, the Pitcairn Islands.

Adamstown has a population of 48, which is the entire population of the Pitcairn Islands: all the other islands in the group are uninhabited. Adamstown is where most residents eat and sleep, while they grow food in other areas of the island.

The hamlet currently holds the record for being the smallest capital in the world. It has access to television, satellite internet, and a telephone. The main means of communication is still the ham radio. According to Google maps, the only named road in the capital is called "The Hill of Difficulty".

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adamstown,_Pitcairn_Islands
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Links: en.wikipedia.org
By: Mike1989

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@ 2013-12-12 16:40:38
Having lived on the island for most of 2012 I can assure you that Ham Radio is hardly ever used now. The large aerials and radio sheds on the top of the island are in disrepair as the internet and phone system is now used for communications.

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