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dot Ascension Island


arrow Status British dependent territory, claimed 1653.
A part of St. Helena and the Dependencies, including St. Helena, Tristan da Cunha and a few smaller islands.

arrow Important town Georgetown

arrow Coordinates 7 55 south, 14 19 west

arrow Location Description Approximately 1,800 miles northwest of Luanda, Angola, Africa - about 1,450 miles east of Brazil, South America

arrow Climate Tropical conditions with constant trade winds

arrow Terrain Volcanic island

arrow Languages English

arrow Official Currency Pound Sterling

arrow Population 950 (estimated)

arrow Land Area 145 sq km (55.9 sq miles)

Recommended Links

arrow Ascension Web Cam here

arrow Ascension History here

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