Saint Helena

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Official name:Saint Helena
Capital:Jamestown
Area:total: 410 sq km
note: includes St. Helena Island, Ascension, and the island group of Tristan da Cunha, which consists of Tristan da Cunha Island, Gough Island, Inaccessible Island, and the three Nightingale Islands
water: 0 sq km
land: 410 sq km
Climate:Saint Helena - tropical; marine; mild, tempered by trade winds; Tristan da Cunha - temperate; marine, mild, tempered by trade winds (tends to be cooler than Saint Helena)
Location:islands in the South Atlantic Ocean, about midway between South America and Africa
Geographic coordinates:15 56 S, 5 42 W
Comparative Area:slightly more than twice the size of Washington, DC
Land boundaries:0 km
Coastline:60 km
Terrain:Saint Helena - rugged, volcanic; small scattered plateaus and plains
note: the other islands of the group have a volcanic origin
Elevation extremes:lowest point: Atlantic Ocean 0 m
highest point: Queen Mary's Peak on Tristan da Cunha 2,060 m

Map of Saint Helena

Map of Saint Helena

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