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Saint Helena:
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Telephones - main lines in use
Definition - World rank and map
2,200 (2002)
Telephones - main lines in use per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
289.4 (2002)
Telephone system
Definition
general assessment: can communicate worldwide
domestic: automatic digital network
international: country code (Saint Helena) - 290, (Ascension Island) - 247; international direct dialing; satellite voice and data communications; satellite earth stations - 5 (Ascension Island - 4, Saint Helena - 1)
Radio broadcast stations
Definition
Saint Helena: AM 1, FM 1, shortwave 0
Ascension: AM 1, FM 1, shortwave 1 (2005)
Television broadcast stations
Definition
0 (3 television channels are received via satellite and distributed by UHF) (2005)
Internet country code
Definition
.sh; note - Ascension Island assigned .ac
Internet hosts
Definition - World rank and map
283 (2007)
Internet hosts per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
37.2 (2007)
Internet users
Definition - World rank and map
1,000; note - includes Ascension Island (2003)
Internet users per 1,000 people
Definition - World rank and map
131.6 (2003)
Communications - note
Definition
South Africa maintains a meteorological station on Gough Island
Airports
Definition - World rank and map
1 (2007)
Airports - with paved runways
Definition
total: 1
over 3,047 m: 1 (2007)
Roadways
Definition - World rank and map
total: 198 km (Saint Helena 138 km, Ascension 40 km, Tristan da Cunha 20 km)
paved: 168 km (Saint Helena 118 km, Ascension 40 km, Tristan da Cunha 10 km)
unpaved: 30 km (Saint Helena 20 km, Ascension 0 km, Tristan da Cunha 10 km) (2002)
Ports and terminals
Definition
Saint Helena: Jamestown
Ascension Island: Georgetown
Tristan da Cunha: Calshot Harbor
Transportation - note
Definition
there is no air connection to Saint Helena or Tristan da Cunha; an international airport for Saint Helena is in development for 2010


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