What is the Latitude and Longitude on Norfolk Island?
Latitude of Norfolk Island is:-29.0333 and Longitude of Norfolk Island is: 167.95
Named after the Duchess of Norfolk in 1774, Norfolk Island is located in Pacific Ocean. It is one of the Australia's external territories.
Located at the geographical coordinates of 29.0333° South and 167.95° East, Norfolk Island is spanned across an area of 34.6 square kilometres. The population of 2,141 according to 2009 census makes it one of the least populated countries in the world.
The island is placed between Australia, New Zealand and New Caledonia, thus adding to the beauty and mystique surrounding it. Kingston is the capital of Norfolk Islands while Burnt Pine is its largest city. Majority of he population is resident in the Burnt Pine, which has all the facilities like shopping centres, community halls and post office. Norfolk Island National Park contains remnants of forests and preserves the area Mount Bates is surrounded by. Nepean Island and Phillip Island are the other two islands that are part of the Norfolk Island.
Tourism is the most important aspect of Norfolk Island's economy. The inhabitants enjoy a high literacy rate. Culture of Norfolk Islands is influenced from the Polynesians, like the form of Hula dance. Fishing forms a part of daily lives of many inhabitants of the island. Fish is also a major natural resource of the country.
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