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South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands - GS / SGS

Name South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Country ISO codes GS / SGS
Continent Antarctica
Continent code AN
Capital -
Area 3903
DD coordinates -54.430691 / -36.986911
DMS coordinates -54°25'50.49" S / -36°59'12.88" W
UTM coordinates 24F 630582.5397659 3966691.4473467
Flag of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands location on map

Information about South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is a part of the Antarctica continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, is GS.

It's territory covers an area of 3903 square kilometers. On nationwide level, English, Spanish is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Sandwich Islander. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather left-side road traffic.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 500 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use GBP as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services.

More facts

Official languages English, Spanish
Nationalities Sandwich Islander
Road traffic Left
Domain zone .gs
Phone codes 500
Currencies GBP

GS economy

Exportations 0,0 M $
Importations 0,0 M $

From South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands to other countries distance

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
AUS Flag of Australia Australia Oceania Canberra 10974 km
CAN Flag of Canada Canada North America Ottawa 13394 km
DEU Flag of Germany Germany Europe Berlin 12538 km
GBR Flag of United Kingdom United Kingdom Europe London 12585 km
NZL Flag of New Zealand New Zealand Oceania Wellington 8787 km
USA Flag of United States United States North America - 11662 km
ZAF Flag of South Africa South Africa Africa Pretoria 5661 km
ARE Flag of United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Asia Abu Dhabi 12245 km
ALB Flag of Albania Albania Europe Tirana 11933 km
ARM Flag of Armenia Armenia Asia Yerevan 13066 km

There are many ways to find how far is South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (GS) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands to Haversine
North pole 16060 km 9979 mil
Equator 6929 km 4305 mil
South pole 3955 km 2458 mil

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People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and North Korea is 18067 kilometers or 11226 miles.
The most smallest distances between South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and Falkland Islands is 1525 kilometers or 948 miles.
The area of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (GS) is 3903 square kilometers.
Yes, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is part of the continent of Antarctica.
Official name of GS is South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.