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Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands
  • Capital

    Capital

    Stanley

  • Local time

    Local time

    14:36

  • Population

    Population

    2 638

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +500

  • Currency

    Currency

    £ FKP (pound)

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Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands
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  • Capital

    Capital

    Stanley

  • Local time

    Local time

    14:36

  • Population

    Population

    2 638

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Left

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +500

  • Currency

    Currency

    £ FKP (pound)

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 1.05 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    569mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    12 173 km2

Population

  • Languages

    Languages

    English

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    fish and wool processing, tourism

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    fodder and vegetable crops, venison, sheep, dairy products, fish, squid

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    fish, squid, wildlife, calcified seaweed, sphagnum moss

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    fish, squid, wildlife, calcified seaweed, sphagnum moss

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What not to do when visiting Falkland Islands

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Don't necessarily make casual discussions of the Falkland/Malvinas war - it can seem sensitive.

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Don’t forget politeness is very important - saying "good morning”, "good afternoon" and ”good evening" are always crucial upon meeting anyone before saying anything else.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't enter or tamper with any of the areas marked as unexploded landmines minefields remain in the Falkland Islands following the conflict in 1982 with Argentina.

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Did you know

Did you know?

The local natives are called as Islanders, but those who belong from outside are known as Kelpers.

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Business & Communication

Don't take pictures of locals without permission.

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Don’t be surprised with dramatic weather changes during the single day - weather can change very rapidly. It's possible to experience dramatic temperature and precipitation differences in a single day.

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Don't be surprised with unpunctuality - up to 30 mins late is nothing unusual.

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Don’t drive on flooded roads.

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