- Languages of Norfolk Island
There are two official languages of
Norfolk Island, English and Norfuk. English, due to the influence of Great Britainand Australia, the two colonial powers who administered Norfolk Island, is the dominant language of the pair. Norfuk, a creole language based on English and Tahitian and brought to the island by the descendants of the Bounty mutineers was spoken by 580 persons according to the 1989 census.
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