St. Helena Flag SVGSt. Helena Country Codes

St. Helena is identified by various country codes. The ISO 3166-1-Alpha-2 code, commonly referred to as the 2-letter country code for St. Helena, is SH, while the ISO 3166-1-Alpha-3 code, known as the 3-letter country code, is SHN. Similarly, the ISO 3166-1 numeric code for St. Helena is 654. When connecting via phone, the dialing code for St. Helena is +290, which is essential for initiating calls to phone numbers in St. Helena. Online, websites in St. Helena are distinguished by the top-level domain (TLD) .sh, indicating their geographic origin. The currency utilized in St. Helena is the Saint Helena Pound, denoted by the currency alphabetic code SHP. Commonly known as the Saint Helena Pound, it is the primary currency for transactions within the country.

For a comprehensive reference encompassing major country codes, currency codes, and timezones relevant to St. Helena, please refer the tables below:

Country details

Formal name-
Sub regionSub-Saharan Africa

ISO Codes

ISO 3166-1 Alpha-2SH
ISO 3166-1 Alpha-3SHN
ISO 3166-1 Numeric654

Dialing Code

Dialing code+290

Other Country Codes

Top Level
License plate code-
UN m49 code654
GAUL code207
MARC codexj
WMO codeHE
EDGAR code-
GS1 GTIN code-

Currency Codes

CurencyAlphabetic codeNumeric code
Saint Helena PoundSHP654


TimezoneOffset UTCOffset DSTTime
Africa / Abidjan+00:00+00:00
Atlantic / St_Helena+00:00+00:00

ISO 3166-2 Codes

Subdivision nameSubdivision categoryISO Code
Ascensiongeographical entitySH-AC
Saint Helenageographical entitySH-HL
Tristan da Cunhageographical entitySH-TA



St. Helena is situated in Sub-Saharan Africa, which is a subregion of the continent of Africa.

Jamestown serves as the capital of St. Helena.

The ISO 3166-1-Alpha-2, or two-letter country code, for St. Helena is SH, while the ISO 3166-1-Alpha-3, or three-letter country code, is SHN, and the ISO 3166-1 numeric code is 654. ISO, the International Organization for Standardization, is a global federation of national standards bodies.

The dialing code for St. Helena is +290.

The top-level domain (TLD) for St. Helena-specific internet addresses ends with .sh.

The currency code of St. Helena includes the currency alphabetic code SHP and the currency numeric code 654. The currency is referred to as the Saint Helena Pound. ISO 4217 is a standard published by the International Organization for Standardization, defining alpha codes and numeric codes for representing currencies and providing information about the relationships between individual currencies and their minor units.

The UN M49 code for St. Helena is 654. UN M49, or the Standard Country or Area Codes for Statistical Use, is a standard used by the United Nations for statistical purposes.

The GAUL code for St. Helena is 207. GAUL, or the Global Administrative Unit Layers, is a spatial database of administrative units for all countries worldwide. It is a project of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

The MARC code for St. Helena is xj. MARC, or machine-readable cataloging standards, are a set of digital formats for describing items cataloged by libraries, such as books, DVDs, and digital resources.

The FIPS code for St. Helena is SH. FIPS, or Federal Information Processing Standards, are publicly announced standards developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology for use in computer systems by non-military American government agencies and government contractors.

The WMO code for St. Helena is HE. WMO, or the World Meteorological Organization, is a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for promoting international cooperation on atmospheric science, climatology, hydrology, and geophysics.

The IOC code for St. Helena is HEL. The International Olympic Committee uses three-letter abbreviation country codes to refer to each group of athletes that participate in the Olympic Games. Each geocode usually identifies a National Olympic Committee.

The FIFA code for St. Helena is SHN. FIFA, or Fédration Internationale de Football Association (International Federation of Association Football), assigns a three-letter country code to each of its member and non-member countries as name abbreviations for countries and dependent areas in official competitions.

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