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Last verified: Saturday, 11. July 2020 at 07:20 AM

Saint Helena Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon Travelling Saint Helena is (relatively) safe

Local Situation: 0.0 / 5

Travelling Saint Helena is (relatively) safe. We didn't detected any travel advisories from any source at this moment.

Regional Situation: 0.0 / 5

This country shares no land border with any other country. Thus, the region score is identical to the country risk rating.

Current informationen on Covid-19 in Saint Helena

There are currently no officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Saint Helena. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently no officially reported deaths related to this disease in Saint Helena.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for Saint Helena

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Saint Helena.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

About Saint Helena

Saint Helena with its capital Jamestown is a country in Africa (Western Africa), slightly more than twice the size of Washington, DC (410 km²). The country is located islands in the South Atlantic Ocean, about midway between South America and Africa; Ascension Island lies 700 nm northwest of Saint Helena; Tristan da Cunha lies 2,300 nm southwest of Saint Helena. The climate can be described as Saint Helena: tropical marine; mild, tempered by trade winds
Ascension Island: tropical marine; mild, semi-arid
Tristan da Cunha: temperate marine; mild, tempered by trade winds (tends to be cooler than Saint Helena). The landscape is the islands of this group result from volcanic activity associated with the Atlantic Mid-Ocean Ridge
Saint Helena: rugged, volcanic; small scattered plateaus and plains
Ascension: surface covered by lava flows and cinder cones of 44 dormant volcanoes; ground rises to the east
Tristan da Cunha: sheer cliffs line the coastline of the nearly circular island; the flanks of the central volcanic peak are deeply dissected; narrow coastal plain lies between The Peak and the coastal cliffs. With a population of less than a million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Jamestown
Population less than one million
Size 410 km²
Size comparable to slightly more than twice the size of Washington, DC
Common languages English
Currency Pound (short: SHP)
Common voltage (electricity) 220V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies n/a
International phone prefix +290
Internet Top Level Domain .sh
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 SH
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 SHN
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 654

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Saint Helena is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • development threatens unique biota on Saint Helena

Natural hazzards

  • active volcanism on Tristan da Cunha
  • the island volcanoes of Tristan da Cunha (2,060 m) and Nightingale Island (365 m) experience volcanic activity; Tristan da Cunha erupted in 1962 and Nightingale in 2004

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Saint Helena. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. collectible postage stamps
  2. construction
  3. crafts
  4. fancy woodwork
  5. fishing
  6. furniture
  7. lacework

Agriculture products

  1. coffee
  2. corn
  3. fish
  4. livestock
  5. lobster
  6. potatoes
  7. timber
  8. vegetables

Saint Helenian Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Saint Helena.

Export products

  1. canned
  2. coffee
  3. fish (frozen
  4. handicrafts
  5. salt-dried skipjack
  6. tuna)

Import products

  1. animal feed
  2. beverages
  3. building materials
  4. food
  5. fuel oils
  6. machinery
  7. motor vehicles
  8. parts
  9. tobacco

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Saint Helena?

Saint Helena is currently rated at 0,0 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 0 official sources. Travelling Saint Helena is (relatively) safe.

Is it safe to travel Saint Helena in 2020?

You are good to go, enjoy your trip to Saint Helena.

How many travel advisories do you know for Saint Helena?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 0 individual sources for Saint Helena.

What is the current Corona virus situation in Saint Helena?

There are currently no officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in Saint Helena. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently no officially reported deaths related to this disease in Saint Helena.

What is the size of Saint Helena?

Saint Helena has a size of 410 km² or 158 mi² which is slightly more than twice the size of Washington, DC.

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