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.

Tristan da Cunha
Banner o Tristan da Cunha
Banner
Coat o airms o Tristan da Cunha
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 leidsInglis
Demonym(s)Tristanian
Pairt oSaunt 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)
CurrencyPoond sterlin (£) (GBP)
Time zoneGMT
Drivin sideleft
Cawin code+290
ISO 3166 codeSH-TA
Internet TLDnonea
  1. .sh or .uk can be uised.

    Postcode: TDCU 1ZZ

ReferencesEedit

  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