Key facts



Official Name: Falkland Islands
Capital City: Stanley
Type of Government: Overseas territory of the United Kingdom
Official Language: English
Area: 12,173 sq. km./7,564 sq. mi.
Population: 3,140
Religion: Christian (67%), none (31%), other (2%)
Currency: Falkland Pound (FKP)
Number of Time Zones: 1
Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) minus 4 hrs; Eastern Standard Time (EST) plus 1 hr, Daylight Saving observed year round
Weights and Measures: Metric system
Country Domain: .fk
Country Tel Code: 500