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Stanley, town (1991 pop. 1,557), capital of the Falkland Islands, S Atlantic Ocean, on East Falkland island. It is the main port and trading center of the islands. The name is sometimes written as Port Stanley. British troops have been stationed in Stanley since 1983, after Argentina's failed attempt to reclaim the islands from Great Britain.

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Stanley

Stanley (Port Stanley) Capital and chief port of the Falkland Islands, on East Falkland. Originally called Port William, it became capital of the Falkland Islands in 1843. In 1982, it was captured by the Argentinians, precipitating the Falklands War. The British Army have maintained a base here since 1983. Pop. (2002 est.) 1800.

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