Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha

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PROFILE
  • Area: 308 sq. km (119 sq. mi.)
  • Population: 7,795 (2016 est.)
  • Population growth rate: 0.21% (2016 est.)
  • Life expectancy: 79.5 years (2016)
  • Languages: English
  • Religions: Protestant 75.9% (includes Anglican 68.9, Baptist 2.1%), Jehovah's Witness 4.1%, Roman Catholic 1.2%, other 2.5%, unspecified 0.8%, none 6.1%, no response 9.4% (note: Saint Helena only)
  • Alternate names: Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, Saint Helena
  • Government type: parliamentary democracy; limited self-governing overseas territory of the UK
  • Leaders: chief of state: Queen ELIZABETH II; head of government: Governor Lisa PHILLIPS
  • Capital: Jamestown
  • Administrative divisions: 3 administrative areas
  • GDP per capita (PPP): $7,800 (FY09/10 est.)
  • Exports: fish (frozen, canned, and salt-dried skipjack, tuna), coffee, handicrafts
  • Imports: food, beverages, tobacco, fuel oils, animal feed, building materials, motor vehicles and parts, machinery and parts
  • Currency: Saint Helenian pound (SHP)
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