Saint Helena

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Surface: 122 km²
Capital: Jamestown
Population: 4255 inhabitants (2008)

Best time
With the constant warm temperatures and little rainfall, the island all year round good to visit.

Weather and Climate
St. Helena has a tropical climate. The temperatures are all year round between 25 and 30 degrees.

English is the official language of St. Helena.

Travel documents
You must have a passport valid for at least six months on arrival at St. Helena.
A visa is not required if you are less than 3 months are staying on St. Helena.

Embassies and consulates
Below is a list of relevant diplomatic representations with eg address and contact information.
Dutch Embassy in the United Kingdom (also on Saint Helena): .
Embassy of the United Kingdom, the Netherlands (also St. Helena): .

Immunization (vaccination)
To visit St. Helena is the recommended one or more vaccinations to get.

Money and Money
At St. Helena is paid with the St. Helen pound (SHP).

At St. Helena, you must drive on the left side of the road.

Sometimes you need an adapter.

Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding St. Helena found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Saint Helena available at Abyznewslinks .

Web Sites Saint Helena end in .sh.
Official websites of Saint Helena: and .

Photos and Videos
On Flickr you can find a beautiful collection of photos of Saint Helena.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of Saint Helena.

Video of PsJwIQ6u2Iw

Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected natural areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Saint Helena available at Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage in St. Helena can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Sources: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube,,, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.