The Falkland Islands, known as the Islas Malvinas in Spanish, is a disputed territory located in the South Atlantic Ocean, off the southern coast of Argentina. The archipelago comprises two main islands and hundreds of smaller islands and islets.
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Stanley, formerly known as Port Stanley, is the capital of the Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas). Founded in 1843, the town is located on the island of East Falkland. Before the construction of the Panama Canal, Stanley was a significant repair stop for boats traveling through the Straits of Magellan.