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Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Anthem: "God Save the Queen"
Location of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha
Location of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (circled in red)
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Saint Helena colonial charter1657
Crown colony22 April 1834[1]
Ascension added12 September 1922
Tristan da Cunha added12 January 1938
Current constitution1 September 2009
CapitalJamestown
15°56′S05°43′W / 15.933°S 5.717°W / -15.933; -5.717
Largest cityHalf Tree Hollow
15°56′0″S5°43′12″W / 15.93333°S 5.72000°W / -15.93333; -5.72000
Official languagesEnglish
GovernmentDevolvedself-governingdependencies under a constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Philip Rushbrook
Steven Chandler
Sean Burns
• UK government minister
Tariq Ahmad
Area
• Total
394 km2 (152 sq mi)
Highest elevation
6,765 ft (2,062 m)
Population
• 2016 census
5,633[2]
• Density
13.4/km2 (34.7/sq mi)
CurrencySaint Helena pound (£) (SHP) (Saint Helena and Ascension)
Pound sterling (£) (GBP)
Time zoneUTC (GMT)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Driving sideleft
Calling code+290(Saint Helena and Tristan da Cunha)
+247(Ascension)
+44 20(Tristan da Cunha)
UK postcode
STHL 1ZZ (Saint Helena)
ASCN 1ZZ (Ascension)
TDCU 1ZZ (Tristan da Cunha)
ISO 3166 codeSH
Internet TLD

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on December 7, 2019


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