Key: 2190  
Country:
Group: British
Volume: 18
Issued: 311 Stamps / end of 1999
  
  
 

Information
Area - 4,144 sq.km; Population - no indigenous inhabitants; Capital - Grytviken
A Dependency, group of islands off the Antarctic continent, facing South
America. In 1908 it was incorporated into FALKLAND ISLANDS DEPENDENCIES and is
still its dependency. In 1985 South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
became a separate dependent territory of GREAT BRITAIN (U.K.). Overprinted stamps were
issued in 1944, restarted stamp issuing in 1986. Annual output about 10.
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Inscriptions
SOUTH GEORGIA DEPENDENCY OF overprinted on stamps of Falkland Islands
SOUTH GEORGIA
SOUTH GEORGIA & THE SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS
SOUTH GEORGIA AND THE SOUTH SANDWICH IS.
SOUTH GEORGIA & SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS

Index
   SOUTH GEORGIA
      South Georgia & South Sandwich Is.
 
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

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