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  Falklands War
Where are the Falkland Islands?
Why did Argentina invade?
How did Britain react?
What was a key incident during the war?
How did it end?
What's happened since the war finished?

 
Where are the Falkland Islands?
The Falkland Islands are in the South Atlantic. They are 350 miles off the Southern tip of Argentina, 8,000 miles from Britain.

The weather is cold and the Falkland Islands are quite barren, supporting more sheep and penguins than people. In 1982 the population of the Falkland Islands was 1,800.

The capital of the Falkland Islands is Port Stanley.


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