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Saturday, October 23, 2010

Place Around the World- Tristan Da Cunha

Tristan da Cunha (pronounced  də KU trɪstən nə  ) is a remote volcanic archipelago in the South Atlantic, and also the name of the main island of the group. These are the most remote inhabited islands in the world  is 2816 kilometers (1750 miles) from the nearest land, South Africa and 3360 km (2088 miles) from South America. It 's part of the British overseas territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, even St. Helena 2430 km (1,510 miles) covers the north and equatorial Ascension Island farther, a group of British islands in the Atlantic South in a centrally managed unit shipments. Tristan da Cunha will be the "most remote inhabited place on earth." has a population of 275 (2009 data).

The area consists of the main island of Tristan da Cunha himself, approximately 11.27 km (7.0 miles) width measurements and covers an area of 98 square kilometers (37.8 square miles), along with the uninhabited islands and wildlife reserves of the Nightingale inaccessible Gough Island and Iceland.

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