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  2. Health
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Summary

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Advice current as at 4:00 am 18 Jul 2019.

The Falklands Islands are a British Overseas Territory. The Governor of the Falklands provides formal British diplomatic representation on the Islands and the local authorities deal with requests for consular assistance in conjunction with the Governor’s office.

Most visits to the Falkland Islands are trouble-free and there is little crime or disorder.

Although there’s no recent history of terrorism in the Falkland Islands, attacks can’t be ruled out. See Terrorism

According to Falkland Islands Government regulations, you must take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance before you travel. See Health.

You can contact the emergency services by calling 999.


 

Quick Facts Tourist Information for:

Falkland Islands
Currency: Falkland Islands Pound (FKP)
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Dialling Code: 500
Drive on the: left
Visitors/Tourists:
Languages Spoken:
English (de facto official language) 99%


Capital City(s):
Stanley (also largest city)
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Population: 2,115 (in 2006)
Latitude: -51.6921 Longitude: -57.8589



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This tool is being re-developed. The exchange rate is today's; but until development is completed we are using data obtained from a variety of sources in 2013 for the rest of the info, and is not guaranteed to be free of errors - see disclaimer.
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