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    South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Government - 2002
    http://www.greekorthodoxchurch.org/wfb2002/south_georgia_and_the_south_sandwich_islands/south_georgia_and_the_south_sandwich_islands_government.html
    SOURCE: 2002 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

      Country name
      conventional long form: South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
      conventional short form: none

      Dependency status overseas territory of the UK, also claimed by Argentina; administered from the Falkland Islands by a commissioner, who is concurrently governor of the Falkland Islands, representing Queen ELIZABETH II; Grytviken, formerly a whaling station on South Georgia, is a scientific base

      National holiday Liberation Day, 14 June (1982)

      Constitution adopted 3 October 1985

      Legal system the laws of the UK, where applicable, apply; the senior magistrate from the Falkland Islands presides over the Magistrates Court

      Diplomatic representation in the US none (overseas territory of the UK, also claimed by Argentina)

      Diplomatic representation from the US none (overseas territory of the UK, also claimed by Argentina)

      Flag description the flag of the UK is used

      NOTE: The information regarding South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands on this page is re-published from the 2002 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Government 2002 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Government 2002 should be addressed to the CIA.

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