Introduction

Summary

British colony in the Atlantic Ocean off the west coast of Africa. Information also applies to Ascension Island and Tristan da Cunha.

Cities

Capital: Jamestown

Population

4534

International Country Code

SH

Language(s)

English

Weights and Measures

Metric system

Electricity Supply

230V, 50Hz

International Direct Dialling Code

00 290

Time

GMT.

Public Holidays

DateHoliday NameObservance
01 Jan 2019New Year's Day
19 Apr 2019Good FridayEaster
22 Apr 2019Easter MondayEaster
21 May 2019Saint Helena Day
30 May 2019Ascension Day (Ascension Island/Tristan da Cunha)Easter
10 Jun 2019Whit MondayEaster
17 Jun 2019HM Queen's Birthday (except Tristan da Cunha)
14 Aug 2019Anniversary Day (Tristan da Cunha)
26 Aug 2019August Bank Holiday (except Tristan da Cunha)
25 Dec 2019Christmas Day
26 Dec 2019Boxing Day

Documentation

Bills of Lading

No special regulations. May be made out “to order”.

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