Saint Helena is a British Overseas Territory located in the South Atlantic Ocean. It consists of a remote volcanic tropical island lying some 1,950 kilometres (1,210 mi) west of the coast of southwestern Africa, and 4,000 kilometres (2,500 mi) east of Rio de Janeiro on the South American coast.
In 1900 and 1901, over 6,000 Boer prisoners were held on the island. The resulting population reached an all-time high of 9,850 in 1901.
|Population (approx. in 1900):||4,500|
|Rate:||2½d (single UPU rate)|
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