Governor's House, Falkland Islands
In spring Port Stanley in the Falkland Islands is alive with colour, especially with lupins in most gardens. Stanley (also known as Port Stanley) is the capital of the Falkland Islands. It is located on the island of East Falkland, on a north-facing slope in one of the wettest parts of the islands. At the 2012 census, the town had a population of 2,121 The entire population of the Falkland Island was 2,841 on Census Day on 15 April 2012. Today, Stanley is the main shopping centre on the islands and the hub of East Falkland's road network. Attractions include the Falkland Islands Museum, Government House – built in 1845 and home to the Governor of the Falkland Islands – and a golf course, as well as a whalebone arch, a totem pole, several war memorials and the shipwrecks in its harbour.