Falkland Islands

Area: 12 173 km²
Capital: Stanley
Population: 3,140 inhabitants (2008)
 

Best time
January and February are the best months to travel to the Falklands. These are the only months with relatively little snowfall and not too low temperatures (around 13 degrees).

Language
English is the official language on the Falkland Islands.

Travel documents
You must have a passport valid for at least six months upon arrival in the Falkland Islands. A visa is not required.

Money and Money
The Falkland Islands is paid with the Falklandeilands pounds (FKP).
On the Falkland Islands there are no ATMs.

Traffic
On the Falkland Islands you must drive on the left side of the road.

Electricity
On the Falkland Islands a plug adapter is required.

 

Tap water
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.

News and newspapers
The latest news regarding the Falkland Islands can be found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from the Falkland Islands can be found on Abyznewslinks .

Internet
Websites from the Falkland Islands to end on .FK.
Official websites of the Falkland Islands: falklands.gov.fk and falklandislands.com .

 

Photos and Videos
On Flickr you can find a beautiful collection of photos of the Falkland Islands.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of the Falkland Islands.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube, Beleven.org, Waarbenjijnu.nl, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.

 

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Tip for December

 

 

News: The Voyagerinfo Daily

 

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