Africa

St Helena, Ascension, Tristan da Cunha profiles

  • 6 January 2015
  • From the section Africa

SAINT HELENA FACTS

  • Status: British Overseas Territory
  • Population: 4,000
  • Area: 122 sq km
  • Capital: Jamestown
  • Major languages: English
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Monetary unit: St Helena Pound (equal to British pound)
  • GNI per capita: n/a
  • Economy: Agriculture, fishing concessions and tourism
  • Internet domain: .sh
  • International dialling code: 290

ASCENSION ISLAND FACTS

  • Status: British Overseas Territory
  • Population: 1,000
  • Area: 90 sq km
  • Capital: Georgetown
  • Language: English
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Monetary unit: St Helena/Ascension Pound (equal to British pound)
  • GNI per capita: n/a
  • Internet domain: .ac
  • International dialling code: 247

TRISTAN DA CUNHA FACTS:

  • Status: British Overseas Territory
  • Population: 275
  • Area: 98 sq km (main island, not including others in group)
  • Capital: Edinburgh of the Seven Seas
  • Language: English
  • Religion: Christian
  • Monetary unit: British Pound
  • GNI per capita: n/a
  • Economy: Subsistance farming, fishing, stamps and coins