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Falkland Islands
Coat of arms of the Falkland Islands of Falkland Islands
Coat of arms of the Falkland Islands
Location of the Falkland Islands
Location of the Falkland Islands
StatusBritish Overseas Territory
Capital
and largest settlement
Stanley
51°42′S57°51′W / 51.700°S 57.850°W / -51.700; -57.850
Official languagesEnglish
DemonymFalkland Islander
GovernmentParliamentarydependency under a constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Colin Roberts
Barry Rowland
• UK minister responsible
Alan DuncanMP
LegislatureLegislative Assembly
Establishment
1833
1841
1981
2002
2009
Area
• Total
12,200 km2 (4,700 sq mi) (157th)
• Water (%)
0
Population
• 2012 estimate
2,932[1] (220th)
• Density
0.26[1]/km2 (0.7/sq mi) (241st)
GDP (PPP)2013 estimate
• Total
$228.5 million [2]
• Per capita
$77,962 (9th)
Gini (2010)34.17[3]
medium · 64th
HDI (2010)0.874[4]
very high · 20th
CurrencyFalklands pound[b] (FKP)
Time zoneFKST[c](UTC−3)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+500
ISO 3166 codeFK
Internet TLD.fk
  1. ^ "Song of the Falklands" is used as the islands' anthem at sporting events.
  2. ^ Fixed to the pound sterling (GBP).
  3. ^ The Falklands has been on FKST year-round since September 2010.[5]

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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