Travel Information for Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
Time zone:GMT -4 (Atlantic standard time)
Daylight savings:GMT +1hr, begins first Sunday in September; ends third Sunday in April
Main languages:English
Currency: Falkland pounds (FKP)

1 = 0.83, $1 = 0.75, £1 = 0.00

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.fkInternational Dialling Code:    500

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Further information on Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

Discover more about Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

Map of falkland_islands_(islas_malvinas)

Total area: 12,173 sq km (0 sq km under water)

Coastline: 1,288 km (Atlantic Ocean)

Neighbours (border lengths): No land borders

Highest mountain: Mount Usborne (705m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

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Overall Ranking:    -

Other Data & Links

Status: Territory of United Kingdom

Population: 3,140     Density: 0.25 people/sq km

Ethnic groups: British

Religions: Christian 67.2%, none 31.5%, other 1.3% (2006 census)

GDP (PPP): $0.165 billion       GDP per capita: $55,400

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.