Key: 2140  
Country:
Group: British
Volume: 18
Issued: 793 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 12,173 sq.km; Population - 2,890; Capital - Stanley
A British Crown Colony, group of islands located in the South Atlantic Ocean.
Sheep grazing is the main industry.
In 1908 several territories were added as FALKLAND ISLANDS DEPENDENCIES:
SOUTH GEORGIA, SOUTH ORKNEYS, SOUTH SHETLANDS, GRAHAM LAND and south Sandwich
Islands. The Falkland Islands were also claimed by Argentina (under the name of
'Malvinas Islas') who in 1982 shortly occupied the territory, an act which
brought to clashes with the British and to restoring of GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.)
administration.
First stamps issued in 1878. Indirect UPU membership since January 1st, 1879.
Annual output about 25.
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FALKLAND ISLANDS

Index
FALKLAND ISLANDS
      Crown Colony
      British Administration Restored 1982
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Currency
12 Pence = 1 Shilling
20 Shillings = 1 Pound
100 Pence = 1 Pound (1971)
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Related Countries

FALKLAND ISLANDS DEPENDENCIES
Falkland Islands Dependencies

SOUTH GEORGIA
South Georgia

SOUTH ORKNEYS
South Orkneys

SOUTH SHETLANDS
South Shetlands

GRAHAM LAND
Graham Land

GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.)
Great Britain (u.k.)