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Geography Statistics of Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands's Information

Flag of Falkland Islands
Land Area 12,173 km2
Total Area 12,173km2
Population 2,931 (#229)
Population Density 0.24/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Democracy (Legislative Assembly); Self-governing Overseas Territory Of The UK
Currency Pound (FKP)
  • Coastline: 800 miles (1,288 km)
  • Land Area:
    (land) 4,700 sq miles (12,173 sq km)
    (water) negligible
    (TOTAL) 4,700 sq miles (12,173 sq km)

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  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Land Divisions: None
  • Horizontal Width: 241 km (150 miles) from Stanley west to the western border of Weddell Island.
  • Vertical Length: 164 km (102 miles) from Pebble Island south to George Island

    Note: Lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering Countries: none
  • Geographic Center: 80 km (50 miles) straight west from Stanley at coordinates 51.6 S, 59.3 W
  • Highest Point: Mt. Usbrone - 2,312 ft. (705 m)
  • Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean - 0 ft. (0 m)
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Relative Location
This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.

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