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Saint Helena
"Loyal and Unshakable"
Anthem: "God Save the Queen"
Unofficial anthem: "My Saint Helena Island"
Topographic map of Saint Helena
Map of Saint Helena
Location of Saint Helena in the southern Atlantic Ocean
Location of Saint Helena in the southern Atlantic Ocean
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Colonial charter1657
Crown colony22 April 1834[1]
Current constitution1 September 2009
15°56′S 05°43′W / 15.933°S 5.717°W / -15.933; -5.717
Largest cityHalf Tree Hollow
15°56′0″S 5°43′12″W / 15.93333°S 5.72000°W / -15.93333; -5.72000
Official languagesEnglish
  • Saint Helenian
  • Helenian
  • Saint (informally)
GovernmentDevolved parliamentary dependency under a constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
• Governor
Philip Rushbrook
Julie Thomas
LegislatureLegislative Council
Government of the United Kingdom
• Minister
Tariq Ahmad
• Total
121.8 km2 (47.0 sq mi)
Highest elevation
820 m (2,690 ft)
• 2021 census
• Density
36.5/km2 (94.5/sq mi)
CurrencySaint Helena pound (£) (SHP)
Time zoneUTC±00:00 (GMT)
Date formatdd/mm/yyyy
Driving sideleft
Calling code+290
UK postcode
ISO 3166 codeSH-HL
Internet TLD.sh

St. Helena

Saint Helena is a British possession in the South Atlantic Ocean. It is a remote volcanic tropical island 1,950 kilometres west of the coast of south-western Africa, and 4,000 kilometres (2,500 mi) east of Rio de Janeiro in South America. It is one of three constituent parts of the British Overseas Territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha.