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Last verified: Thursday, 13. August 2020 at 07:22 AM

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon Travelling South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is (relatively) safe

Local Situation: 0.0 / 5

Travelling South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is (relatively) safe. We didn't detected any travel advisories from any source at this moment.

Regional Situation: 0.0 / 5

This country shares no land border with any other country. Thus, the region score is identical to the country risk rating.

Current informationen on Covid-19 in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

There are currently no officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET).

There are currently no officially reported deaths related to this disease in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

Source: www.ecdc.europa.eu

Advice scoring history for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

About South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands with its capital Grytviken is a country in Antarctica (), (3,903 km²). The country is located . With a population of less than a million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Grytviken
Population less than one million
Size 3.903 km²
Common languages English
Currency Pound (short: GBP)
Internet Top Level Domain .gs
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 GS
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 SGS
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 239

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • reindeer - introduced to the islands on several occasions in the 20th century - devastated the native flora and bird species
  • some reindeer were translocated to the Falkland Islands in 2001
  • the rest were exterminated (2013-14)

Natural hazzards

  • the South Sandwich Islands have prevailing weather conditions that generally make them difficult to approach by ship
  • they are also subject to active volcanism

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands?

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is currently rated at 0,0 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 0 official sources. Travelling South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is (relatively) safe.

Is it safe to travel South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands in 2020?

You are good to go, enjoy your trip to South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

How many travel advisories do you know for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 0 individual sources for South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

What is the current Corona virus situation in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands?

There are currently no officially reported cases of infections with SARS-CoV-2 (or Coronavirus) in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands. As reported by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control this morning (~8:30am CET). There are currently no officially reported deaths related to this disease in South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

What is the size of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands?

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands has a size of 3,903 km² or 1,507 mi².

Common Frequently Asked Questions

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