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Falkland Islands

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  1. The island has a number of Royal Marines stationed on it at most times, but also has its own defence force known as the Falkland Islands Defence Force

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  2. are an archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean, located 300 mi from the coast of Argentina, 671 mi west of the Shag Rocks (South Georgia), and 584 mi north of the British Antarctic Territory (which overlaps with the Argentine and Chilean claims to An

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  3. Spanish: Islas Malvinas

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  4. They consist of two main islands, East Falkland and West Falkland, together with 776 smaller islands. Stanley, on East Falkland, is the capital

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  5. The islands are a self-governing Overseas Territory of the United Kingdom, but have been the subject of a claim to sovereignty by Argentina since the re-establishment of British rule in 1833

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