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Location

600km (373 miles) east of the Australian mainland  –  31° 33′ S, 159° 05′ E

location

Administration

  • Unincorporated area of the state of New South Wales, Australia
  • Self-governed by Lord Howe Island Board
  • Part of the electoral district of Port Macquarie
  • Part of the Division of Sydney

 

Demographics

  • Population: 350 permanent residents
  • Tourists are restricted to 400 at any one time
  • World Heritage Listed 1982
  • Declared a State Marine Park 1998