Falkland Islands Domain Extension: .fk
The Falkland Islands are in the South Atlantic Ocean. This island chain consists of 776 islands. East and West Falkland are two main islands. Stanley is the capital of the islands. The islands are the British Overseas Territory. A Governor and Chief Executive will serve as head of government. There is also a Legislative Assembly. Politicians do not have political party ties.
The Falkland Islands cover an area of approximately 12,000 km². Neighbors; by land and by sea are Argentina Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay and Uruguay. The Capital of the Falkland Islands is; Stanley.
The Falkland Islands economy revolves around the natural resources of the islands. Fishing and sheep fattening. Agriculture and tourism are also the main sources of income. The demographics of the population consist mainly of Scottish and Welsh immigrants who came in 1833. Approximately 3,500 people live on the island.
The official language of the island is English.
Falkland Islands Area Code: +500
Falkland Islands Currency: The Falkland Islands Pound