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Falklands Facts

  • Location: Approximately 400 miles off the south-eastern tip of South America
  • Capital: Stanley
  • Population: Approximately 2478 (2006 census) with just over 2100 living in Stanley
  • Language: English
  • Status: Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom
  • Currency: Falkland Islands Pound (FKP) equivalent to Great Britain Pound/Sterling (acceptable tender)
  • International Dial Code: (00) 500
  • Highest Mountain: Mount Usborne at 705 metres
  • Land Area: Approximately 12,173 sq km
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