Stanley, Falkland Islands, FIQQ 1ZZ

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Stanley is the only town in the Falkland Islands and consists of all the services expected of a small English town, such as a hospital, two schools, two supermarkets, a range of restaurants and pubs, sport facilities, a swimming pool and an 18-hole golf course. There are a number of beautiful and interesting locations a few miles east of Stanley, such as Gyspy Cove, Yorke Bay, the Totem Pole, Surf Bay and Cape Pembroke, and the mountains can be found west of the town.

The Falkland Islands is internationally renowned for its accessible wildlife, particularly its birdlife. Approximately, 60,000 people visit the Falklands each year by sea and air to experience the wold-class wildlife found around the islands. The wildlife found in the Falkland Islands is varied, numerous and unique. There are 20 Nature Reserves, 22 Important Birds Areas and 17 Important Plant areas designated in the Falkland Islands, providing a strong indication of how important the natural environment, the wildlife and its preservation is to the Falkland Islands.

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