Latin America & Caribbean

Falkland Islands profile

The Falkland Islands are home to black-browed Albatross
  • Territory: Falkland Islands
  • Status: British overseas territory, claimed by Argentina
  • Population: 3,000 (census, 2006)
  • Capital: Stanley
  • Area: 12,173 sq km (4,700 sq miles)
  • Major language: English
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: n/a
  • Monetary unit: Falkland Islands pound (equal in value to British pound)
  • Main export: Fish
  • Internet domain: .fk
  • International dialling code: +500