Falkland Islands Flag

Falkland Islands flag
Falkland Islands flag

The falkland islands' flag is a blue ensign with the union flag canton and the falkland islands coat of arms in the fly. The blue ensign is a British nautical flag with a blue field and the Union Flag in the canton. It is used by British Royal Navy ships as well as other boats registered in the United Kingdom.

The Falkland Islands' coat-of-arms depicts a ram's head, which represents sheep farming, an important activity in the islands, as well as a ship, which represents the islands' maritime past. the flag was officially adopted on january 25, 1999.

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Country information

The Falkland Islands are a British Overseas Territory located in the South Atlantic Ocean, east of Argentina and south of Chile. They are made up of two main islands, East Falkland and West Falkland, as well as several smaller islands. The Falkland Islands have a land area of about 4,700 square miles, and they are home to over 3,000 people.

The Falkland Islands have a unique and diverse landscape, ranging from mountains to grasslands to coastlines. The climate is temperate, with cool and wet winters and warm and dry summers. The Falkland Islands are known for their beautiful natural scenery and wildlife, and they are a popular tourist destination.

The Falkland Islands have a parliamentary system of government, with the Governor of the Falkland Islands serving as the head of state. The official language is English, and the majority of the population is of British descent. The Falkland Islands are a self-governed territory, and they have a strong relationship with the United Kingdom.

The Falkland Islands have a strong and diversified economy, with a wide range of industries including agriculture, fishing, and tourism. They are a major exporter of wool, fish, and lamb.

Independent No
Country codes FK, FLK (ISO 3166-1)
Official name Falkland Islands
Official languages English
Religion /
Capital city Stanley
Continent South America
Time zone UTC– 03:00 (FKST)
Member of /
Population 3,736 (2023)
Population density 0 per Km2 (1 people per mi2)
Urban Population 66.0 % of the population is urban (2,296 people in 2020)
Migrants (net) /
Median age /
Total area The total land area is 12,170 Km2 (4,699 sq. miles)
Highest point Mount Usborne on East Falkland (705 m, 2 313 ft)
Lowest point South Atlantic Ocean
GDP per capita $ / (World Bank, 2021)
Currency Falkland Islands pound (£, FKP)
Calling code +500
Internet TLD .fk (click here to find and register domain name)
Country Wikipedia Page Falkland Islands Wikipedia Page

Main Cities by Population in Falkland Islands

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