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ID: 7005152
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Falkland Islands (dependent state)  Falkland Islands (dependent state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 51 45 00 S  degrees minutes   Lat: -51.7500  decimal degrees
Long: 059 00 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -59.0000  decimal degrees

Note: A British self-governing colony, comprising the Falkland Islands and several other islands administered from the Falkland Islands; Argentina made an unsuccessful attempt to claim the islands in 1982, leading to the brief Falklands War with Great Britain. Language is English.

Names:
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) (preferred,C,V)
Falkland Islands (C,V,English-P,U,N)
Colony of the Falkland Islands (C,V)
Colony of the Falkland Islands and Dependencies (C,V)
Malvinas Islands (C,V)
Falklands (C,O)
Malvinas (C,O)
Islas Malvinas (C,O)
FLK (C,O,ISO3L)
FK (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO238 (C,O,ISO3N)
FK00 (C,O,FIPS)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Falkland Islands (dependent state)  ........  Falkland Islands (dependent state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of South America (continent)  ....  South America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Falkland Islands Dependencies (former territory/colony/dependent state)  ........  Falkland Islands Dependencies (former territory/colony/dependent state) (P)
Hierarchy of Falkland Islands (dependent state)  ............  Falkland Islands (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of British Overseas Territories (group of nations/states/cities)  ....  British Overseas Territories (group of nations/states/cities) (P)
Hierarchy of Falkland Islands (dependent state)  ........  Falkland Islands (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Falkland Islands (dependent state)  ............  Falkland Islands (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  claimed by Britain since 16th cen., with settlements in 18th cen., & continuous occupation since 1833
primary political unit (C)
colony (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  Stanley .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, South America, Falkland Islands) [1024186]

Sources and Contributors:
Colony of the Falkland Islands..........  [VP]
.....................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 4 May 2017
Colony of the Falkland Islands and Dependencies..........  [VP]
.............................................................................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 666-667
Falkland Islands..........  [VP Preferred]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 666-667
.............................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 4 May 2017
.............................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)..........  [VP]
........................................................  NGA, GEOnet Names Server (2008-) accessed 4 May 2017
Falklands..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 10/27/98
FK..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
FK00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 04/07/99
FLK..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 766
Islas Malvinas..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 10/27/98
ISO238..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
Malvinas..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
Malvinas Islands..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 10/27/98
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 666-667
..................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (1994-2002) accessed 10/27/98
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 14
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 766
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 04/07/99
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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