Wednesday, 7 April 2010

Falkland Islands 50 pence



Falkland Islands 50 Pence

Portrait : Queen Elizabeth II at right
Year : 1974
Sign : H T Rowlands
Condition : UNC - uncirculated

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Where is Falkland Island?



Falkland Flag

Falkland Map


The Falkland Islands are an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean, located about 300 miles from the coast of mainland South America, 700 miles from mainland Antarctica, and 3,800 miles from Africa. The archipelego, consisting East Falkland, West Falkland and 776 lesser islands, is a self-governing Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom. The capital, Stanley, is located on East Falkland.

The Falkland Islands are one of the last untouched wildlife wonders of the World. Unspoilt beaches, islands and cliffs provide a natural safe-haven for hundreds of species that have made the Falklands their home.


Beach with penguins on Carcass Island, Falkland Islands.


Capital : Stanley

Official language : English
Government : British Overseas Territory
Monarch : Queen Elizabeth II
Governor : Alan Huckle
Currency : Falkland Islands pound (FKP)
Currency Converter Results
10 Malaysian Ringgit = 2.03993 Falkland Pound

Info source from WIKI and visitorfalklands.com 

 
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