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dot St. Helena Island

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

arrow Capital City Jamestown

arrow Coordinates 15° 56 S, 5° 42 W

arrow Location Description Approximately 1,100 miles directly west of Luanda, Angola, Africa - about 2,000 miles east of Brazil, South America

arrow Climate Tropical conditions with constant trade winds

arrow Terrain Volcanic island with a very rugged landscape. Some of the surrounding cliffs exceed 1000 ft.

arrow Languages English

arrow Official Currency St. Helenian Pound

arrow Population 7,317

arrow Land Area 135 sq km (52.1 sq miles)

Maps

arrow St. Helena Historic Maps and more here

Recommended Links

arrow History of St. Helena here

arrow St. Helena Tourism here

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