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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
Nigel Phillips
Barry Rowland
• Responsible Ministera (UK)
Alan DuncanMP
LegislatureLegislative Assembly
Establishment
1833
1841
1981
2002
2009
Area
• Total
12,200 km2 (4,700 sq mi)
• Water (%)
0
Population
• 2016 census
3,398[1]
• Density
0.28/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 January 20, 2018


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