|Capital||King Edward Point|
|Government||overseas territory of United Kingdom|
|Area||3,903 sq km|
|Population||no indigenous inhabitants; two staffed research stations|
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands are two groups of sub-Antarctic islands of the Southern Ocean east of the southern tip of South America, north of Antarctica. The islands are an overseas territory of the United Kingdom that are administered from the Falkland Islands, but are also claimed by Argentina.