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                                         by Graham Rhind

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Pitcairn Islands

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Pitcairn Islands, in the Pacific Ocean, is a British Overseas’ Territory.

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Pitcairn Islands - Country information

Local short name form

Official name






International telephone access code


ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

Internet country code


GRC Country Code


Pitcairn Islands -Languages


The whole population speaks English External, with many speaking the Pitcairn-Norfolk External dialect as a second language.

Pitcairn Islands -Address formats


Pitcairn has the distinction of having the world’s simplest address format. As there are only 47 inhabitants, the format is:


In most cases, a given name is sufficient. Post from abroad, for correct routing, will need to be addressed as follows:

   [PCRN 1ZZ]
   [Pitcairn Islands]
   [South Pacific (via New Zealand)]

Post may take up to 3 months to reach the Islands.

A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Pitcairn Islands -Postal codes


A single postal code (Postcode) covering all Pitcairn addresses was introduced in 2004: PCRN1ZZ

Metadata containing postal code formatting rules, exceptions and regular expressions can be acquired External

Pitcairn Islands -Postal code format graphic


Pitcairn Islands -Postal code format

Pitcairn Islands -Postal code specifics

Pitcairn Islands -Postal code regular expression


Pitcairn Islands -Postal code level of coverage


Properties with value Pitcairn Islands

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