Thursday, March 13, 2014

Falkland Islands (Malvinas)

FALKLAND ISLANDS (MALVINAS) :


The Falkland Islands are an archipelago located in the South Atlantic Ocean on the Patagonian Shelf. The principal islands are about 300 miles (500 km) east of the southern Patagonian coast at a latitude of about 52°S. The archipelago, which has an area of 4,700 square miles (12,200 km²), comprises East Falkland, West Falkland, and 776 smaller islands. As a British overseas territory, the Falklands enjoy internal self-governance, with the United Kingdom taking responsibility for its defence and foreign affairs. The islands' capital is Stanley on East Falkland.
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My friend H. Booker send me this cover. She help me to get this cover. Really she is a very nice friend. I become so happy after get this cover. This is my first cover from  Falkland Islands (Malvinas). This one is so special for my collection. 
The post mark is clear. I like to see the clear postmark on the cover. I like those nice stamps too. She use 3 very nice stamps to send me this cover. Thank u Booker for send me this nice cover.

Malta

MALTA :

Malta is a southern European country in the Mediterranean Sea 80 km (50 mi) south of Sicily, 284 km (176 mi) east of Tunisia and 333 km (207 mi) north of Libya. Malta covers just over 316 km2 (122 sq mi), making it one of the world's smallest and most densely populated countries. 
The capital of Malta is Valletta which is also the smallest capital in the EU at 0.8 km2. Malta has two official languages: Maltese and English.
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I get this cover from Philatelic Department of Malta. I become so happy after get this nice cover. They use 2 very nice stamps. And, the postmark is clear. I like to see clear postmark on the cover. A big thanks to the Philatelic Department of Malta for send me this very nice cover. 

France

FRANCE :

officially the French Republic is a sovereign country in Western Europe that includes overseas regions and territories. Metropolitan France extends from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea, and from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean. It is one of only three countries (besides Morocco and Spain) to have both Atlantic and Mediterranean coastlines. Due to its shape, it is often referred to in French as l’Hexagone ("The Hexagon").
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My friend J. P. Maleret send me this very nice cover. I become so happy after get this cover. Really JP is a very nice friend. He send me another nice cover. This one is so special for my collection. The postmark is clear. I like to see the clear postmark on the cover. I like so much the very nice stamps. Thank u JP for send me this nice cover.

Spain

SPAIN : 


officially the Kingdom of Spain is a sovereign state and a member state of the European Union. It is located on the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe. Its mainland is bordered to the south and east by the Mediterranean Sea except for a small land boundary with Gibraltar; to the north and north east by France, Andorra, and the Bay of Biscay; and to the west and northwest by Portugal and the Atlantic Ocean. 
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My friend J. R. M. Cruz send me this very nice cover. He is a very nice friend. This is my second cover from Tenerife Island , Spain with hand postmark.Cruz use 3 nice stamp to send me this coverI liked the extra clear postmark on the cover. Thank u Cruz for send me this nice cover.

Mauritius

MAURITIUS :

officially the Republic of Mauritius is an island nation in the Indian Ocean about 2,000 kilometres (1,200 mi) off the southeast coast of the African continent. The country includes the islands of Mauritius, Rodrigues (560 kilometres (350 mi) east of the principal island), the islands of Agalega and the archipelago Saint Brandon. Mauritius claims sovereignty over the Chagos Archipelago situated 1,287 kilometres (800 mi) to the north east; the United Kingdom excised the archipelago from Mauritian territory prior to Mauritius' independence and gradually depopulated it. The islands of Mauritius, Rodrigues and RĂ©union, 170 km (110 mi) south west, form part of the Mascarene Islands. The area of the country is 2040 km2. Its capital is Port Louis.
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My friend T. Tegally send me this cover. She use few very nice stamps to send me this cover. This is my second cover from her. She send me another cover. I become so happy after get this cover. I like to see the clear postmark on the cover. I like those nice stamps too. Thank u Tegally for send me this nice cover.

Turkey

TURKEY :


officially the Republic of Turkey is a contiguous transcontinental country, located mostly on Anatolia in Western Asia, and on East Thrace in Southeastern Europe. Turkey is bordered by eight countries: Bulgaria to the northwest; Greece to the west; Georgia to the northeast; Armenia, Iran and the Azerbaijani exclave of Nakhchivan to the east; and Iraq and Syria to the southeast. The Mediterranean Sea is to the south; the Aegean Sea is to the west; and the Black Sea is to the north. The Sea of Marmara, the Bosphorus and the Dardanelles (which together form the Turkish Straits) demarcate the boundary between Thrace and Anatolia; they also separate Europe and Asia. Turkey's location at the crossroads of Europe and Asia makes it a country of significant geostrategic importance.
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My friend Mert send me this cover. He use 2 nice stamps to send me this cover. Unfortunately the post mark is not clear. I like to see the clear postmark on the cover. I like those nice stamps. Thank u Mert for send me this nice cover.