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Discover Stanley in Falkland Islands!

Stanley in the region of Falkland Islands (general) with it's 2,213 habitants is a place located in Falkland Islands and is the capital of this country.

Map of the area of Stanley in Falkland Islands

Local time in Stanley is now 02:08 PM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Atlantic / Stanley" with an UTC offset of -3 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: . When in this area, you might want to check out and Stanley as well. We found some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

12°C / 54 °F Moderate rain
Morning Temperature 10°C / 50 °F
Evening Temperature 12°C / 53 °F
Night Temperature 11°C / 51 °F
Chance of rainfall 7%
Air Humidity 89%
Air Pressure 1020.8 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 13 km/h (8 mph) from South-East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 56% of sky
General Conditions Moderate rain

Wednesday, 22nd of February 2017
Light rain, strong breeze, broken clouds.
Light rain Day: 10°C (51 °F)
Night: 10°C (51 °F)
Thursday, 23rd of February 2017
Moderate rain, gentle breeze, scattered clouds.
Moderate rain Day: 13°C (55 °F)
Night: 11°C (52 °F)
Friday, 24th of February 2017
Light rain, strong breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 11°C (51 °F)
Night: 9°C (48 °F)

Videos

Penguins in paradise Coryandlaura's phot...

02:38 min ( December 19, 2010 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOWu)
Views: 327 - Rating: 5/5

Preview of Coryandlaura's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: www.travelpod.com This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor TripWow slideshow creator. Learn more about these ...

Stanley The Falkland Islands

08:01 min ( March 30, 2011 by Brian Watrous)
Views: 336 - Rating: 3.66667/5

Photos from our excursion to Saunders Island in the Falkland Islands the afternoon of December 30, 2010. brianwatrous.blogspot.com


Back in the UK? Scott_and_amy's photos a...

01:36 min ( February 16, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW4)
Views: 203 - Rating: 3/5

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Falkland Islands Ahartry's photos around...

01:36 min ( February 21, 2011 by TripAdvisorTRIPWOW1)
Views: 218 - Rating: 0/5

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Interesting facts about this location

Roman Catholicism in the Falkland Islands

There are over 230 Catholics in the Falkland Islands, approximately 10% of the total population. There are no dioceses in the islands, instead they form an apostolic prefecture which was erected in January 1952. The spiritual leader of the prefecture is Father Michael McPartland who was appointed in 2002. McPartland is a member of S.M.A. Fathers. The Eucharist is celebrated at RAF Mount Pleasant.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -51.7, -57.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Roman Catholic Church by country, Roman Catholic Church in South America, Roman Catholic Church in the Falkland Islands

Stanley, Falkland Islands

Stanley /ˈstænli/ (also known as Port Stanley) is the capital of the Falkland Islands. It is located on the island of East Falkland, on a north-facing slope in one of the wettest parts of the islands. At the 2006 census, the town had a population of 2,115. Stanley is represented by five members of the Legislative Assembly of the Falkland Islands, currently Jan Cheek, Barry Elsby, Dick Sawle, Gavin Short and Mike Summers.

More reading: Stanley, Falkland Islands homepage
Located at -51.7, -57.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:British capitals, Capitals in South America, Populated places established in 1843, Port cities in South America, Stanley, Falkland Islands

1982 invasion of the Falkland Islands

On 2 April 1982, Argentine forces mounted amphibious landings of the Falkland Islands. It marked the beginning of the Falklands War. The Argentinians mounted amphibious landings, with the invasion ending with the battle and final surrender of Government House.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -51.7, -57.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Falklands War, History of the Royal Marines, Invasions, Maritime incidents in 1982, Military operations of the Falklands War, Operations involving Argentine special forces

Port Stanley Airport

Port Stanley Airport is a STOLport in the Falkland Islands, {{#invoke:ConvertNumeric | numeral_to_english | 2 | case=L | sp=us | adj=off }} miles outside the capital, Stanley. The airport is the only civilian airport in the islands with a paved runway. However, RAF Mount Pleasant, located to the west of Stanley, functions as the islands' international airport, because it has a long runway and allows civilian flights.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -51.7, -57.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Tags:Airports in the Falkland Islands, East Falkland, Stanley, Falkland Islands

Battle of Wireless Ridge

The Battle of Wireless Ridge was an engagement of the Falklands War which took place on the night of 13 June and 14 June 1982, between British and Argentine forces during the advance towards the Argentine-occupied capital of the Falklands Stanley.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -51.7, -57.85 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 4 mi away.
Tags:Battles of the Falklands War, British Army in the Falklands War, Falklands War locations, Household Cavalry, Parachute Regiment (United Kingdom)

Quote of the moment

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Antoine de Saint Exupéry