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Where is The Falkland Islands [Malvinas]?

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Located in the continent of South America, Falkland Islands covers 12,173 square kilometers of land, making it the 167th largest nation in terms of land area.

The Falkland Islands [Malvinas] is a dependant territory of The United Kingdom. The population of The Falkland Islands [Malvinas] is 3,140 (2012) and the nation has a density of 0 people per square kilometer.

The currency of The Falkland Islands [Malvinas] is the Falkland Islands Pound (FKP). As well, the people of The Falkland Islands [Malvinas] are refered to as Falkland Islander.

The dialing code for the country is 500 and the top level internet domain for Falkland Islander sites is .fk.

The Falkland Islands [Malvinas] does not share land borders with any countries.

To learn more, visit our detailed Falkland Islands section.

Quick facts

Population 3,140
Density 0.3 / km2 ( 0.7 / mi2 )
Language English
Capital Stanley
Currency Falkland Islands Pound
Land Area 12,173 km2 (4,700 mi2)
Minimum Longitude -61.370
Maximum Longitude -57.730
Mininum Latitude -52.460
Maximum Latitude -51.010

What is the capital of The Falkland Islands [Malvinas]?

map showing the location of The Falkland Islands [Malvinas]
Location of Stanley on a map.

Stanley is the capital city of The Falkland Islands [Malvinas]. It has a population of 2,213, and is located on a latitue of -51.7 and longitude of -57.85.

Quick Facts About Stanley, the Capital Of The Falkland Islands [Malvinas]

City Stanley
Country The Falkland Islands [Malvinas]
Population 2,213
Longitude -57.85000000
Latitude -51.70000000
Elevation 43 meters over sea level

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This page was last updated on October 15, 2015.