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]

Saunt Helena

Banner o Saunt Helena
Coat o airms o Saunt Helena
Coat o airms
Motto: "Loyal and Unshakeable"
Map o Saunt Helena
Map o Saunt Helena
Location o Saunt Helena in the Sooth Atlantic Ocean.
Location o Saunt Helena in the Sooth Atlantic Ocean.
15°56′S 005°43′W / 15.933°S 5.717°W / -15.933; -5.717
Lairgest settlementHalf Tree Hollow
15°56′0″S 5°43′12″W / 15.93333°S 5.72000°W / -15.93333; -5.72000
Offeecial leidsInglis
Demonym(s)Saint Heleniana
Pairt oSaunt Helena, Ascension an Tristan da Cunha
GovrenmentNon-partisan democracy unner Constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Charles III
• Govrenor
Lisa Phillips
Territory unner the Unitit Kinrick
• Chairter grantit
• Colonised bi the
East India Company

• Croun colony
(Company rule ends)

22 Apryle 1834[1]
1 September 2009
• Total
121 km2 (47 sq mi)
• 2016 (Feb) census
• Density
37.5/km2 (97.1/sq mi)
CurrencySaint Helena poond (SHP)
Time zoneUTC (GMT)
Drivin sidecaur
Cawin code+290
ISO 3166 codeSH-HL
  1. Or semply "Helenian". Informally, the islanders are an aa referred tae as "Saunts".
    UK Postcode: STHL 1ZZ

References eedit

  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 Julie 2012.
  4. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived frae the original (PDF) on 29 Juin 2014. Retrieved 23 Mairch 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)