Ascension Island

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Ascension Island
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Coat o airms
Location o Ascension Island
Caipital
and lairgest settlement
Georgetown
7°56′S 14°25′W / 7.933°S 14.417°W / -7.933; -14.417
Offeecial leids Inglis
Pairt o Saunt Helena, Ascension an Tristan da Cunha
Leaders
• Queen
Elizabeth II
• Govrenor
Mark Capes
Marc Holland
Establishment
• First inhabitit
1815
• Dependency o St Helena
12 September 1922
1 September 2009
Aurie
• Total
88 km2 (34 sq mi) (219t)
• Water (%)
0
Population
• Estimate
880
• Density
10/km2 (25.9/sq mi)
Currency Saunt Helena poond
(US$ acceptit)
(SHP)
Time zone UTC (GMT)
Drivin side left
Cawin code +247
ISO 3166 code SH-AC
Internet TLD .ac

UK Postcode: ASCN 1ZZ

Ascension Island is an isolatit volcanic island in the equatorial watters o the Sooth Atlantic Ocean, aroond 1,600 kilometres (1,000 mi) frae the coast o Africae an 2,250 kilometres (1,400 mi) frae the coast o Brazil, which is roughly midway atween the horn o Sooth Americae an Africae.