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A lone penguin walking up the hill in the Falkland Islands
A lone penguin walking up the hill in the Falkland Islands

Lone Penguin

A lone penguin walking up the hill in the Falkland Islands
Photo by Rod Long

FALKLAND ISLANDS (MALVINAS)

South America

FALKLAND ISLANDS (MALVINAS)

Falkland Islands (Malvinas) flag

South America

Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Travel Information

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    Key facts

    Capital:

    Stanley

    Location:

    Southern South America, islands in the South Atlantic Ocean, about 500 km east of southern Argentina

    Currency:

    Falkland pounds (FKP)

    Area:

    12,173 sq km

    Population:

    3,198 (2016 est.)

    Languages:

    English 89%, Spanish 7.7%, other 3.3% (2006 est.)

    Religion:

    Christian 57.1%, other 1.6%, none 35.4%, unspecified 6% (2016 est.)

    TimeZone:

    UTC-4

    Tel Code:

    +500

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