What is the main language and currency of Tristan da Cunha?

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What is the main language and currency of Tristan da Cunha?

Tristan da Cunha
Current constitution 1 September 2009
Capital and largest settlement Edinburgh of the Seven Seas 37°4′S 12°19′W
Official languages English
Demonym(s) Tristanian

Is Tristan de Cunha British?

I’m on Tristan da Cunha, a British outpost in the middle of the South Atlantic Ocean, roughly halfway between Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Cape Town, South Africa.

Can you live in Tristan da Cunha?

Q: Do People Live in Tristan da Cunha? As of the 2015 census, Tristan da Cunha has a permanent population of 268. All of the residents live in Edinburgh of the Seven Seas, which means that only a small portion of Tristan da Cunha is inhabited.

How many people speak Tristan da Cunha English?

Tristan da Cunha English. While Falkland Islands and St. Helena with their native English-speaking communities of 3,000-4,000 people may seem small and isolated, they are by no means the smallest or the most isolated varieties of English. That title probably belongs to the community inhabiting the island of Tristan da Cunha, also in south Atlantic.

Which is the closest island to Tristan da Cunha?

Tristan da Cunha lies 2,816 kilometres (1,750 miles) from South Africa and 3,360 kilometres (2,088 miles) from South America. The closest land mass is Saint Helena a mere 2,430 kilometres (1,510 miles) distant. For more details on its location, please view our Map/Nearest Islands page.

What kind of vowel system does Tristan da Cunha have?

While most of its vowel system is fairly unremarkable, it does feature the non-diphthongization of the vowel in face, pronounced [fe:s]. Another interesting peculiarity of Tristan da Cunha pronunciation is the glottalization of stops, such as the medial consonant in button, bottle and people.

What kind of climate does Tristan da Cunha have?

Under the Trewartha classification Tristan da Cunha is a humid subtropical climate due to the lack of cold weather. The number of rainy days is comparable to the Aleutian Islands at a much higher latitude in the northern hemisphere, while sunshine hours are comparable to Juneau, Alaska, 20° farther from the equator.

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