South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

Official nameSouth Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Name in local languageSouth Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (en)
ContinentAntarctica
SubcontinentAntarctica
Population (ranking: 253e)35 inhabitants (2019)
Population growth0.00 % / year
Area4,190 km²
Density0.01 inhabitants / km²
GDP (ranking: n.c.)0.000 billions $USD (2018)
GDP/capita (ranking)0 $USD (2018)
GDP growth0.00 % / year (2018)
Life expectancy0.00 years (2018)
Birth rateunknown
Fertility rateunknown
Death rateunknown
Infant mortality rateunknown
Literacy rate100.00 % (2019)
Official languagesEnglish
CurrencyFalklands Pound (£ FKP)
HDIunknown
EPI (ranking)unknown
GovernmentBritish Overseas Territory. Claimed by Argentina
Head of StateQueen Elizabeth II ; Governor Nigel Phillips
National Day21 April (Queen's birthday in 1926)
ISO Codes,
DemonymSouth Georgian, South Sandwich Islander
Géorgie du Sud et Sandwich du Sud

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (Islas Georgias del Sur y Sandwich del Sur in Spanish), is a British overseas territory located in the south of Atlantic Ocean. It is made up of the South Georgia Island and nearby islets as well as the South Sandwich Islands Archipelago. Administered from the Falkland Islands to the north-west, the territory is claimed by Argentina, as are the Falklands.

Grytviken, Géorgie du Sud
Grytviken, South Georgia. Photo: Wikipedia
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Urban areas (2019)
Urban areasPopulation
Grytviken30 inhabitants
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See also