Norfolk Island

Norfolk Island is located approximately 900 miles east of Australia (1 mile = 1.609 kilometers) in the southwest Pacific Ocean, and as an external region and dependency, it is part of the Common wealth of Australia. It has no established religion since Section 116 of the Australian constitution prohibits the Commonwealth from establishing a state religion or imposing religious observances. According to the 2006 census, of the approximately 2,000 residents of Norfolk Island, 593 identified as members of the Church of England, 370 reported having no religion, and 308 declined to answer the question. There is a significant Catholic population (214), and other Protestant denominations include the Uniting Church in Australia (198), Seventh-Day Adventists (60), Australian Christian Churches (17), and Jehovah's Witnesses (15), with 15 ...

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