Global Sourcebook for International Data Management

                                         by Graham Rhind

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Ascension Island

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Ascension Island is part of the United Kingdom overseas territory of Saint Helena. It is listed separately here because its telecommunications system differs from that used in Saint Helena.

For supplementary information, see links to post office home pages here External, to postal code pages here External and to other personal name and addressing issues pages here External.

Table of Contents

Ascension Island - Country information

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Area

Population

880

Capital

Currency

International telephone access code

247

ISO 3166 country codes

Car nationality plate code

SH

Internet country code

AC

GRC Country Code

ASE

Ascension Island - Languages

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English External is spoken.

Ascension Island - Example address formats

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On Ascension Island, houses have numbers but few roads have names. All postal deliveries are to post office boxes. The format is shared with that of Saint Helena:

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A table containing information about the relevant position of elements within address blocks can be acquired External

Ascension Island - Post office box

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This is written PO Box.

Ascension Island - Postal codes

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ASCN 1ZZ has been assigned for all addresses on Ascencion Island. This is known locally as a Postcode.

Metadata containing postal code formatting rules, exceptions and regular expressions can be acquired External

Ascension Island - Postal code format graphic

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Ascension Island - Postal code format

Ascension Island - Postal code specifics

n/a.

Ascension Island - Postal code regular expression

\A( ASCN 1ZZ )\Z

Ascension Island - Postal code level of coverage

2

Telephone numbers on Ascension Island

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Ascension Island telephone numbers have no area codes. Fixed line subscriber numbers have 5 digits and commence with a 6. 5-digit number commencing with a 4, and 6-digit numbers are mobile numbers.

Tables of telephone number information/formats can be acquired – see http://www.grcdi.nl/telephone.htm External


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