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Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands: Political System

The Falkland Islands are a British overseas territory, whose head of state is therefore the Queen or King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. It is represented by a governor.

Falkland Islands: Political System

In addition to Falkland, the Government of the Falkland Islands administers the other dependent territories of Great Britain in the Atlantic Ocean region: South Georgia, the South Sandwich Islands, and the rocky islands of Shag Rocks and Clerke Rocks, all between 1,100 km to 3,200 km east and southeast of the Falkland Islands.

The official name of the country is:

Falkland Islands

National anthem

The Falkland Islands National Anthem is the UK's national anthem.

Based on flag descriptions by Countryaah.com, the national anthem of Great Britain premiered as a patriotic song in London in 1745. Origin of the text and the melody are unknown or controversial. What is certain is that the melody is older than the text and later formed the national anthems of various countries in the 19th century. In Germany, for example, the corresponding text was: "Heil Dir im Siegerkranz".

Falkland Islands flag and coat of arms

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It's in English

God save our gracious Queen!

Long live our noble queen!

God save the Queen!

Send her victorious,

Happy and glorious,

Long to reign over us,

God save the Queen.Thy choicest gifts in store

On her be pleased to pour,

Laong may she reign.

May she defend our laws,

And give us ever cause,

To sing with heart and voice,

God save the Queen.

And the first stanza in the English translation

God protect our lovely queen!

Long live our noble queen!

God protect our lovely queen!

Send your victorious,

luck and glory.

She should rule us for a long time,

God protect our lovely queen.

 

 


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