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Longwood House in Longwood
Country United Kingdom
Administrative Area Saint Helena
 - Total 12.9 sq mi (33.4 km2)
Population (2008)
 - Total 715
Districts of Saint Helena

Longwood is a district of the British overseas territory of Saint Helena Island, where Napoleon was exiled from 1815 until his death on 5 May 1821. France owns the land around Napoleon's original grave, but the United Kingdom retains full sovereignty.

As of the February 10, 2008 census, Longwood has a population of 715. The area of the town is 33.8 km2.[1]

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Coordinates: 15°56′S 5°40′W / 15.933°S 5.667°W / -15.933; -5.667


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