The Pitcairn Islands were settled by the mutineers of the H.M.S. Bounty in 1789 and most islanders are descendants of the Bounty sailors and Tahitians.
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CIA World Factbook
A detailed list of facts and figures for the Pitcairn Islands.
U.S. State Department Notes
This document describes the history, government, politics and economy of the Pitcairn Islands.
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