Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands consist of two main islands and several hundred smaller islands in the south Atlantic Ocean, off the east coast of southern .
Photo: NASA, Public domain.

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, formerly known as Port , is the capital of the Falkland Islands. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

is a small settlement located on the island of East Falkland in the Falkland Islands. Photo: Apcbg, Public domain.

is located in the northern part of the Falkland Islands. Photo: tubby, CC BY 2.0.

is in the western part of the Falkland Islands, nearly 150 miles from . Photo: BluesyPete, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is a small settlement on the island of West Falkland in the Falkland Islands. Photo: Ben Tubby, CC BY 2.0.

is in the northern portion of the Falkland Islands. Photo: NASA, Public domain.

is in the northwestern portion of the Falkland Islands. Photo: nomis-simon, CC BY 2.0.

is one of the Falkland Islands, lying in the north-west corner of the archipelago. Photo: Liam Quinn, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is the most southerly inhabited island in the Falkland Islands, located approximately ten miles south of mainland East Falkland. Photo: Chris Pearson, CC BY 2.0.

Falkland Islands

Latitude of center
-51.75° or 51° 45' south
Longitude of center
-59° or 59° west
Population
2,960
Elevation
56 feet (17 metres)
Capital
Stanley
Area
4,700 miles² (12,173 km²)
Currency
Pound (FKP)
Phone code
500
Internet domain
.fk
Open­Street­Map ID
node 424311237
Geo­Names ID
3474414
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Also Known As

  • Achinese: Pulo-pulo Falkland
  • Afar: Folklend atawları
  • Afrikaans: Falkland-eilande
  • Afrikaans: Falklandeilande
  • Akan: Fɔlkman Aeland
  • Albanian: Ishujt Falkland
  • Amharic: የፎክላንድ ደሴቶች
  • Amharic: ፋልክላንድ ደሴቶች
  • Arabic: Kapuropud-an Falkland
  • Arabic: جزر الفولكلاند
  • Arabic: جزر فوكلاند
  • Aragonese: Islas Malvinas
  • Armenian: Ֆոլկլենդյան կղզիներ
  • Armenian: Ֆոլքլենդյան կղզիներ
  • Assamese: ফকলেণ্ড দ্বীপপুঞ্জ
  • Asturian; Bable: Islles Malvines
  • Azerbaijani: Folklend adaları
  • Balinese: Kapuloan Falkland
  • Bambara: Maluwini Gun
  • Bashkir: Фолкленд утрауҙары
  • Basque: Falklandak
  • Basque: Falkland uharteak (Malvina uharteak)
  • Basque: Falkland uharteak
  • Bavarian: Foiklandinsln
  • Belarusian: Фалклендскія астравы
  • Belarusian: Фолклэндзкія астравы
  • Bengali: ফকল্যান্ড দ্বীপপুঞ্জ
  • Bishnupriya: ফ্লাকল্যান্ড দ্বীপমালা
  • Bosnian: Falklandska ostrva
  • Bosnian: Folklandska Ostrva
  • Bosnian: Folklandska ostrva
  • Breton: Inizi Falkland (Inizi Maloù)
  • Breton: Inizi Falkland
  • Breton: Inizi Maloù
  • Bulgarian: Фолкландски острови
  • Burmese: ဖောက်ကလန် ကျွန်းစု
  • Burmese: ဖော့ကလန် ကျွန်းစု
  • Catalan: Illes Malvines
  • Catalan: illes Falkland
  • Catalan: illes Malvines
  • Catalan: 🇫🇰
  • Cebuano: Falkland Islands (kapuloan sa Kapupud-ang Falkland)
  • Cebuano: Falkland Islands
  • Cebuano: Kapupud-ang Falkland
  • Central Bicolano: Islang Falkland
  • Central Kurdish: دوورگەکانی فۆڵکلاند
  • Chechen: Фолклендан гӀайренаш
  • Chinese: Falkland Kûn-tó
  • Chinese: 福克兰群岛 / 福克蘭群島
  • Chinese: 福克兰群岛
  • Chinese: 福克蘭羣島
  • Chinese: 福克蘭群島
  • Chinese: 馬爾維納斯群島
  • Chinese: 马尔维纳斯群岛
  • Cornish: Ynysow Falkland
  • Croatian: Falklandski otoci
  • Czech: Falklandské ostrovy
  • Czech: Falklandy (Malvíny)
  • Czech: Falklandy
  • Czech: Malvíny
  • Czech: 🇫🇰
  • Danish: Falklandsøerne
  • Divehi: ފޯލްކުލޭންޑު ޖަޒީރާ
  • Dutch: Falklandeilanden
  • Dzongkha: ཕལྐ་ལནྜ་གླིང་ཚོམ
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: جزر فوكلاند
  • English, Old (ca.450-1100): Folcland Īegland
  • English: Colony of the Falkland Islands
  • English: FK
  • English: FLK
  • English: Falkland Islands (Malvinas)
  • English: Falklands
  • English: Islas Malvinas
  • English: Malvinas
  • English: the Falklands
  • English: 🇫🇰
  • Esperanto: Falklandoj
  • Esperanto: Insuloj Falklandoj
  • Estonian: Falklandi saared
  • Ewe: Falkland ƒudomekpowo nutome
  • Faroese: Falklandsoyggjar
  • Fijian Hindustani: Falkland Islands
  • Finnish: Falklandinsaaret
  • French: Falkland
  • French: Malouines
  • French: Îles Falkland
  • French: Îles Malouines
  • French: Îles Malouines (Îles Falkland)
  • French: îles Falkland
  • French: îles Malouines
  • Frisian: Falklâneilannen
  • Fulah: Duuɗe Falkland
  • Gaelic (Scots): Na h-Eileanan Fàclainn
  • Gaelic (Scots): Na h-Eileanan Fàclannach
  • Gagauz: Falkland Adaları
  • Gallegan: Illas Malvinas
  • Ganda: Bizinga by’eFalikalandi
  • Georgian: ფალკლენდის კუნძულები
  • Georgian: ფოლკლენდის კუნძულები
  • German: Falklandinseln
  • German: Islas Malvinas
  • Greek: Νήσοι Φόκλαντ
  • Greek: Νήσοι Φώκλαντ
  • Guarani: Ypa'ũnguéra Malvina
  • Guarani: Ypa'ũnguéra Malvína
  • Guianese Creole French: Zil Malwin
  • Gujarati: ફૉકલેન્ડ આઇલેન્ડ્સ
  • Gujarati: ફૉકલેન્ડ ટાપુઓ
  • Hakka Chinese: Fuk-khiet-làn khiùn-tó
  • Hausa: Falkland Khiùn-tó
  • Hausa: Tsibiran Falkilan
  • Hebrew: איי פוקלנד (מלווינס)
  • Hebrew: איי פוקלנד
  • Hindi: फ़ॉकलैंड आइलैंड (इज्लास माल्विनास)
  • Hindi: फ़ॉकलैंड द्वीपसमूह
  • Hungarian: Falkland-szigetek
  • Icelandic: Falklandseyjar
  • Ido: Falklandi
  • Igbo: Agwaetiti Falkland
  • Indonesian: Kepulauan Falkland
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Insulas Falkland
  • Irish: Oileáin Fháclainne
  • Italian: Isole Falkland (Isole Malvine)
  • Italian: Isole Falkland
  • Italian: Isole Malvinas
  • Italian: Isole Malvine
  • Japanese: フォークランド諸島 (マルビナス諸島)
  • Japanese: フォークランド諸島
  • Javanese: Kapuloan Falkland
  • Kabardian: Фолклэнд хы тӀыгухэр
  • Kalaallisut: Falklandi qeqertaq
  • Kannada: ಫಾಕ್ಲ್ಯಾಂಡ್ ದ್ವೀಪಗಳು
  • Kannada: ಫಾಕ್‌ಲ್ಯಾಂಡ್ ದ್ವೀಪಗಳು
  • Kannada: ಫಾಲ್ಕ್‌ಲ್ಯಾಂಡ್ ದ್ವೀಪಗಳು (ಇಸ್ಲಾಸ್ ಮಾಲ್ವಿನಸ್)
  • Kara-Kalpak: Folklend atawları
  • Kashmiri: فٕلاکلینڑ جٔزیٖرٕ
  • Kazakh: Фолкленд аралдары
  • Khmer: កោះ​ហ្វក់ឡែន
  • Kikuyu: Visiwa vya Falkland
  • Kinyarwanda: Ibirwa bya Folukilande
  • Kirghiz: Фолкленд
  • Kirghiz: Фолкленд аралдары
  • Korean: fk
  • Korean: flk
  • Korean: 말비나스
  • Korean: 말비나스 제도
  • Korean: 포클랜드
  • Korean: 포클랜드 제도 (말비나스 군도)
  • Korean: 포클랜드 제도
  • Kurdish: Giravên Malvîn
  • Lao: ຫມູ່ເກາະຟອກແລນ
  • Latin: Falklandia
  • Latin: Insulae Malvinae
  • Latvian: Folklenda Salas
  • Latvian: Folklenda salas
  • Letzeburgesch: Falkland Inselen
  • Letzeburgesch: Falklandinselen
  • Ligurian: Isoe Falkland
  • Limburgish, Limburger, Limburgan: Falklandeilen
  • Lingala: Bisanga bya Maluni
  • Lithuanian: Folklando (Malvinų) Salos
  • Lithuanian: Folklando Salos
  • Lombard: Isol Falkland
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Falklandinseln
  • Luba-Katanga: Lutanda lua Maluni
  • Macedonian: Фолкландски Острови
  • Malagasy: Nosy Falkand
  • Malay (generic): Kepulauan Falkland
  • Malayalam: ഫാക്ക്‌ലാന്റ് ദ്വീപുകൾ
  • Malayalam: ഫോക്ക്‌ലാന്റ് ദ്വീപുകൾ
  • Maltese: Gżejjer Falkland
  • Maltese: Il-Falklands
  • Maltese: Malvinas
  • Maltese: il-Gżejjer Falkland
  • Maori: ngā Moutere Falkland
  • Marathi: फॉकलंड द्वीपसमूह
  • Marathi: फॉकलंड बेटे
  • Mazanderani: فالکلند
  • Min Dong Chinese: Falkland Gùng-dō̤
  • Min Nan Chinese: Falkland Kûn-tó
  • Minangkabau: Kapulauan Falkland
  • Mingrelian: ფოლკლენდიშ კოკეფი
  • Mongolian: Фолклендийн арлууд
  • Narom: Îles Falkland
  • Ndebele, North: Falkland Islands
  • Nepali: फकल्याण्ड टापु
  • Nepali: फकल्याण्ड टापुहरु
  • Nepali: फल्कल्यान्ड टापु
  • Northern Frisian: Falkland-Eilunen
  • Northern Luri: میناڤە یا فالکئلأند
  • Northern Sami: Falklandsullot
  • Norwegian: Falklandsøyene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Falklandsøyene
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Malvinas
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Falklandsøyane
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Malvinas
  • Novial: Falklande Isles
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Illas Malvinas
  • Oriya: ଫକ୍‌ଲ୍ୟାଣ୍ଡ ଦ୍ଵୀପପୁଞ୍ଜ
  • Oriya: ଫଲ୍‌କ୍‌ଲ୍ୟାଣ୍ଡ ଦ୍ଵୀପପୁଞ୍ଜ
  • Oriya: ଫଲ୍‌କ୍‌ଲ୍ୟାଣ୍ଡ ଦ୍ୱୀପପୁଞ୍ଜ
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Фолкленды сакъадæхтæ
  • Panjabi: ਫ਼ਾਕਲੈਂਡ ਟਾਪੂ
  • Persian: جزایر فالکلند
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Falkland Ailen
  • Polish: Falklandy (Malwiny)
  • Polish: Falklandy
  • Polish: Malwiny
  • Portuguese: Ilhas Falkland
  • Portuguese: Ilhas Malvinas
  • Pushto: فاکلينډ ټاپوګان
  • Quechua: Islas Malvinas
  • Quechua: Malwina wat'akuna
  • Raeto-Romance: Inslas Falkland
  • Romanian: Insulele Falkland
  • Rundi: Izinga rya Filikilandi
  • Russian: Мальвинские острова
  • Russian: Мальвины
  • Russian: Фолклендские Oстрова
  • Russian: Фолклендские о-ва
  • Russian: Фолклендские острова
  • Russian: Фолкленды
  • Sango: Âzûâ tî Mälüîni
  • Sardinian: Ìsulas Falkland
  • Saterfriesisch: Falklound-Ailounde
  • Scots: Fauklan Isles
  • Scots: falkland islands
  • Serbian: Фокландска (Малвинска) Острва
  • Serbian: Фокландска острва
  • Serbian: Фолкландска Острва
  • Serbian: Фолкландска острва
  • Serbo-Croatian: Falklandi
  • Shan: မူႇၵုၼ် ၾွၵ်ႉလႅၼ်ႇ
  • Shona: Zvitsuwa zveFalklands
  • Sicilian: Ìsuli Falkland
  • Sindhi: فاڪ لينڊ ٻيٽ
  • Sinhalese: ෆල්ක්ලන්ඩ් දූපත්
  • Sinhalese: ෆෝක්ලන්ත දූපත්
  • Sinhalese: ෆෝල්ක්ලෑන්ඩ් දුපත්
  • Slovak: Falklandy
  • Slovenian: Falklandski otoki
  • Somali: Jasiiradaha Fookland
  • Sorbian, Lower: Falklandy
  • Sorbian, Upper: Falklandske kupy
  • South Azerbaijani: فالکلاند آدالاری
  • South Azerbaijani: فالکلند آدالاری
  • Spanish: Islas Falkland (Malvinas)
  • Spanish: Islas Falklands
  • Spanish: Islas Malvinas
  • Spanish: Malvinas
  • Spanish: territorio británico de ultramar de las Islas Malvinas
  • Sundanese: Kapuloan Falkland
  • Swahili (generic): Visiwa vya Falkland
  • Swedish: Falkland Islands (öar i Falklandsöarna)
  • Swedish: Falklandsöarna
  • Tagalog: Kapuluang Falkland
  • Tajik: Ҷазираҳои Фолкланд
  • Tajik: Ҷазираҳои Фолкленд
  • Tamil: ஃபாக்லாந்து தீவுகள்
  • Tamil: பால்க்லாண்ட் இஸ்லாண்ட்ஸ்
  • Tamil: போக்லாந்து தீவுகள்
  • Tatar: Фолкленд утраулары
  • Telugu: ఫాక్‌ల్యాండ్ దీవులు
  • Telugu: ఫాల్క్లాండ్ దీవులు
  • Telugu: ఫాల్క్‌లాండ్ దీవులు
  • Thai: หมู่เกาะฟอล์กแลนด์
  • Thai: เขตวาวู อาโทลล์
  • Tibetan: ཕལྐ་ལནྜ་གླིང་ཕྲན།
  • Tigrinya: ደሴታት ፎክላንድ
  • Tonga (Tonga Islands): ʻOtumotu Malivina
  • Turkish: Falkland Adaları
  • Turkmen: Folklend adalary
  • Udmurt: Фолкленд шормуӵъёс
  • Uighur: فالكلاند ئاراللىرى
  • Uighur: فالكلاند تاقىم ئاراللىرى
  • Ukrainian: Фолклендські острови
  • Urdu: جزائر فاکلینڈ
  • Urdu: فاکلینڈ جزائر
  • Uzbek: Folklend orollari
  • Vietnamese: Quần Đảo Falkland
  • Vietnamese: Quần đảo Falkland
  • Waray (Philippines): Kapuropud-an Falkland
  • Welsh: Ynysoedd y Falkland/Malvinas
  • Welsh: Ynysoedd y Falklands
  • Western Mari: Фолкленд ошмаотывлӓ
  • Western Panjabi: فاکلینڈ جزیرے
  • Wolof: Duni Falkland
  • Wolof: Dunu Falkland
  • Wu Chinese: 富克朗特群岛
  • Yakut: Фолклэнд арыылара
  • Yiddish: פֿאַלקלאַנד אינזלען
  • Yiddish: פאלקלאנד אינזלען
  • Yoruba: Etikun Fakalandi
  • Yoruba: Àwọn Erékùṣù Falkland
  • Yue Chinese: 福克蘭羣島
  • Zulu: Iziqhingi weFalkland
  • Zulu: i-Falkland Islands
  • Dem Folklan Ailen
  • Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)
  • Falklanda salas
  • Isolas Falkland
  • Malvėnu salas
  • Фолклендські Острови
  • Фолклэнд тIыгухэр
  • 福克兰群岛(马尔维纳斯)

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