- Area > Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
- Area > Comparative to US places: This entry provides an area comparison based on total area equivalents. Most entities are compared with the entire US or one of the 50 states based on area measurements (1990 revised) provided by the US Bureau of the Census. The smaller entities are compared with Washington, DC (178 sq km, 69 sq mi) or The Mall in Washington, DC (0.59 sq km, 0.23 sq mi, 146 acres).
- Area > Land: Total land area in square kilometres
- Area > Land > Per capita: Total land area in square kilometres Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
- Area > Total: Total area in square kilometers
- Area > Total > Per capita: Total area in square kilometers Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
- Area > Water: Total water area in square kilometers
- Climate: A brief description of typical weather regimes throughout the year.
- Coastline: The total length of the boundary between the land area (including islands) and the sea.
- Elevation extremes > Highest point: Highest point above sea level
- Elevation extremes > Lowest point: This entry is derived from Geography > Elevation extremes, which includes both the highest point and the lowest point.
- Forested Land: Forested land as a proportion of total land area, estimate by FAO
- Geographic coordinates: This entry includes rounded latitude and longitude figures for the purpose of finding the approximate geographic center of an entity and is based on the Gazetteer of Conventional Names, Third Edition, August 1988, US Board on Geographic Names and on other sources.
- Note: This entry includes miscellaneous geographic information of significance not included elsewhere.
- Land use > Arable land: The percentage of used land that is arable. Arable land is land cultivated for crops that are replanted after each harvest like wheat, maize, and rice
- Land use > Other: The percentage share of used land that is not arable or under permanent crops. This includes permanent meadows and pastures, forests and woodlands, built-on areas, roads, barren land, etc.
- Land use > Permanent crops: The percentage share of used land on which permanent crops are grown. This is land cultivated for crops that are not replanted after each harvest like citrus, coffee, and rubber. It includes land under flowering shrubs, fruit trees, nut trees, and vines, but excludes land under trees grown for wood or timber.
- Location: The country's regional location, neighboring countries, and adjacent bodies of water.
- Map references: The name of the CIA World Factbook reference map on which a country may be found. The entry on Geographic coordinates may be helpful in finding some smaller countries.
- Maritime claims > Exclusive fishing zone: Exclusive fishing zone - while this term is not used in the LOS Convention, some States (e.g. the United Kingdom) have chosen not to claim an EEZ, but rather to claim jurisdiction over the living resources off their coast; in such cases, the term exclusive fishing zone is often used.
- Maritime claims > Territorial sea: territorial sea - the sovereignty of a coastal State extends beyond its land territory and internal waters to an adjacent belt of sea, described as the territorial sea in the LOS Convention (Part II); this sovereignty extends to the air space over the territorial sea as well as its underlying seabed and subsoil; every State has the right to establish the breadth of its territorial sea up to a limit not exceeding 12 nautical miles. A full and definitive definition can be found in the Law of the Sea (LOS) Convention.
- Natural hazards: Potential natural disasters.
- Natural resources: A country's mineral, petroleum, hydropower, and other resources of commercial importance.
- Population density: People per square kilometre, in 1999. At this time the world average was 14.42.
- Terrain: A brief description of the topography
"Saint Helena Geography Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Saint-Helena/Geography/All-stats
"Saint Helena Geography Stats, NationMaster." 1998-2011. <http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Saint-Helena/Geography/All-stats>.
'Saint Helena Geography Stats, NationMaster', <http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Saint-Helena/Geography/All-stats> [assessed 1998-2011]
"Saint Helena Geography Stats", NationMaster [Internet]. 1998-2011. Avaliable from: <http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Saint-Helena/Geography/All-stats>.
"Saint Helena Geography Stats", NationMaster. Avaliable at: nationmaster.com. Assessed 1998-2011.
"Saint Helena Geography Stats, NationMaster," http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Saint-Helena/Geography/All-stats (assessed 1998-2011)
"Saint Helena Geography Stats", NationMaster, http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Saint-Helena/Geography/All-stats (last visited 1998-2011)
"Saint Helena Geography Stats", NationMaster, http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/Saint-Helena/Geography/All-stats (as of 1998-2011)
- Saint Helena ranked 50 places from the bottom for area > total globally in 2011.
- Saint Helena ranked 4th last for coastline amongst UK and its territories in 2011.