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Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha

WORLD FACTBOOK (US)


Introduction: Saint Helena is a British Overseas Territory consisting of Saint Helena and Ascension Islands, and the island group of Tristan da Cunha. Saint Helena: Uninhabited when first discovered by the Portuguese in 1502, Saint Helena was garrisoned by the British during the 17th century. It acquired fame as the place of Napoleon BONAPARTE's exile from 1815 until his death in 1821, but its importance as a port of call declined after the opening of the Suez Canal in 1869. During the Anglo-Boer War in South Africa, several thousand Boer prisoners were confined on the island between 1900 and 1903. Ascension Island: This barren and uninhabited island was...

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COUNTRY PROFILE (UK)


International Relations: Relations with the International Community

HMG is responsible for St Helena’s external relations and defence.

Relations with the UK

The principal points of contact are Overseas Territories Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Governor’s Office, Jamestown, St Helena.

UK Representative for St Helena

Mrs Kedell Worboys MBE
St Helena Government UK Representative
16 Old Queen Street,
London, SW1H 9HP

Telephone: 0203 170 8705 or 0203 170 8706
Fax: 0203 159 5151
Mobile: 07989404 654
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