Area: 3,093 km²
Capital: King Edward Point (Grytviken)
Population: 30 inhabitants (2006)
January is the best month to travel to South Georgia. In this month the temperatures are pleasant and you have the greatest chance to spot wildlife.
English is the official language in South Georgia.
You must have a passport that is valid for 3 months after departure from South Georgia.
A visa is not required.
For a visit to South Georgia, you do not need vaccinations.
Money and Money
At South Georgia is paid with the British pound (GBP).
At South Georgia there are no ATMs.
At South Georgia are no facilities for tourists present.
It is not recommended to drink water from the tap.
Websites from South Georgia to end .gs.
Official website of South Georgia: sgisland.gs .
Protected areas and World Heritage
An overview of the protected areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in South Georgia can be found on Protected Planet .
South Georgia is not on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.