Tristan da Cunha

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Tristan da Cunha
Banner o Tristan da Cunha
Banner
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Coat o airms
Motto: "Oor faith is oor strenth"
Location o Tristan da Cunha in the Sooth Atlantic Ocean
Location o Tristan da Cunha in the Sooth Atlantic Ocean
Caipital
and lairgest settlement
Edinburgh of the Seven Seas
37°4′S 12°19′W / 37.067°S 12.317°W / -37.067; -12.317
Offeecial leids Inglis
Demonym Tristanian
Pairt o Saunt Helena, Ascension an Tristan da Cunha
Leaders
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
• Govrenor
Mark A. Capes
Alex Mitham
Ian Lavarello
Establishment
• First inhabitit
1810
• Dependency o Cape Colony (to UK)
14 August 1816[1]
• Dependency o St Helena
12 Januar 1938
1 September 2009
Aurie
• Total
207 km2 (80 sq mi)
• Main island
98 km2
Population
• 2016 census
267[2]
• Density
1.3/km2 (3.4/sq mi)
Currency Poond sterlin (£) (GBP)
Time zone GMT
Drivin side left
Cawin code +290
ISO 3166 code SH-TA
Internet TLD nonea
  1. .sh or .uk can be uised.

    Postcode: TDCU 1ZZ

Tristan da Cunha, colloquially Tristan, is baith a remote group o volcanic islands in the sooth Atlantic Ocean an the main island o that group.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Crawford, Allan (1982). Tristan da Cunha and the Roaring Forties. Charles Skilton. p. 20. Retrieved 13 August 2013. 
  2. "Tristan da Cunha Family News". Retrieved 27 January 2016. 

Coordinates: 37°07′S 12°17′W / 37.117°S 12.283°W / -37.117; -12.283