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    South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Government 2000

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

      Data code: SX

      Dependency status: overseas territory of the UK, also claimed by Argentina; administered from the Falkland Islands by UK civil commissioner Donald A. LAMONT, representing Queen ELIZABETH II; Grytviken, formerly a whaling station on South Georgia, is the garrison town

      Capital: none; Grytviken on South Georgia is the garrison town

      National holiday: Liberation Day 14 June (1982)

      Constitution: adopted 3 October 1985

      Legal system: English Common Law

      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

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