Saunt Helena

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Saunt Helena
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Coat o airms o Saunt Helena
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Motto: "Loyal and Unshakeable"
Map o Saunt Helena
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Location o Saunt Helena in the Sooth Atlantic Ocean.
Location o Saunt Helena in the Sooth Atlantic Ocean.
Caipital Jamestown
15°56′S 005°43′W / 15.933°S 5.717°W / -15.933; -5.717
Lairgest settlement Half Tree Hollow
15°56′0″S 5°43′12″W / 15.93333°S 5.72000°W / -15.93333; -5.72000
Offeecial leids Inglis
Demonym Saint Heleniana
Pairt o Saunt Helena, Ascension an Tristan da Cunha
Govrenment Non-partisan democracy unner Constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Lisa Phillips
Territory unner the Unitit Kinrick
• Chairter grantit
1657
• Colonised bi the
East India Company

1659
• Croun colony
(Company rule ends)

22 Apryle 1834[1]
1 September 2009
Aurie
• Tot
121 km2 (47 sq mi)
Population
• 2016 (Feb) census
4,534[2]
• Density
37.5/km2 (97.1/sq mi)
Siller Saint Helena poond (SHP)
Time zone GMT (UTC⁠)
Drives on the caur
Cawin code +290
ISO 3166 code SH-HL
Internet TLD .sh
  1. Or semply "Helenian". Informally, the islanders are an aa referred tae as "Saunts".
    UK Postcode: STHL 1ZZ

Saunt Helena, named efter Saunt Helena o Constantinople, is an island o volcanic origin in the Sooth Atlantic Ocean. It is pairt o the Breetish owerseas territory o Saunt Helena, Ascension an Tristan da Cunha,[3] which also includes Ascension Island an the islands o Tristan da Cunha. Saunt Helena haes a population o 4,255 (2008 census).[4]

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  1. The St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Constitution Order 2009 "...the transfer of rule of the island to His Majesty’s Government on 22 April 1834 under the Government of India Act 1833, now called the Saint Helena Act 1833" (Schedule Preamble)
  2. "Census 2016 – summary report" (PDF). St Helena Government. Retrieved 21 September 2016. 
  3. "Constitution of St. Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha". UK Archives. 2009. Retrieved 21 July 2012. 
  4. http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/sources/census/2010_PHC/Saint_Helena/Saint_Helena.pdf