Jamestown, Saunt Helena

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Jamestown
Ceety o James Toun[1]
Jamestown frae James Bay
Jamestown frae James Bay
Cairt St Helena island
Cairt St Helena island
Coordinates: 15°55′28″S 5°43′5″W / 15.92444°S 5.71806°W / -15.92444; -5.71806
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick United Kingdom
British overseas territory  Saunt Helena, Ascension an Tristan da Cunha
Island Saunt Helena
Status Ceety (1859);[1]
District
First settled 1659
Foondit bi Inglis East Indie Company
Named for James, Duke o York
Caipital o Saunt Helena;
Saunt Helena, Ascension an Tristan da Cunha
Aurie
 • Tot 3.6 km2 (1.4 sq mi)
Population (2008)
 • Tot 714
 • Density 198.3/km2 (514/sq mi)
Time zone GMT (UTC+0)
Aurie code(s) +290 2xxx

Jamestown is the caipital an heestoric chief settlement o the island o Saunt Helena, in the Sooth Atlantic Ocean.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 The St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Constitution Order 2009 "...and declared Jamestown to be a city called the “City of James Town”" (Schedule Preamble)

Coordinates: 15°55′28″S 5°43′5″W / 15.92444°S 5.71806°W / -15.92444; -5.71806