Antarctica Map

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Explore political map of Antarctica, the Earth's southern-most continent. It comprises the geographic South Pole and is located in the Antarctic region of the Southern Hemisphere, almost completely south of the Antarctic Circle, and is encompassed by the Southern Ocean.

Official Claims of Territories in Antarctica

Territory in AntarcticaStatusClaimantDateCapitalCurrencyDialing CodePopulationClaim limitsArea
Argentine AntarcticaDepartment of Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica, and South Atlantic Islands ProvinceArgentina1942Handled by the province of Tierra del Fuego, whose capital is Ushuaia. 0054 + 02901 Esperanza and Marambio Stations: 0054 + 02964469 (2010 Census)25°W to 74°WTotal: 1,461,597 km2 (564,326 sq mi), Land: 965,597 km2 (372,819 sq mi)
Australian Antarctic TerritoryExternal dependent territory of AustraliaAustralia1933Davis StationAustralian Dollar+672 1xless than 1,000160°E to 142°2'E, 136°11'E to 44°38'E5,896,500 km2 2,276,651 sq mi
Chilean Antarctic TerritoryCommune of Antártica ChilenaChile1940Villa Las EstrellasChilean Peso56 + 61115 (2012 Census)53°W to 90°W1,250,257 km2 (482,727 sq mi)
Adélie LandDistrict of the French Southern and Antarctic LandsFrance1924Dumont d'Urville StationaEuro+262 262 00 233 (winter), 80 (summer)142°2'E to 136°11'E432,000 km2 (166,796 sq mi)
Ross DependencyDependency of New ZealandNew Zealand1923Scott BaseNew Zealand Dollar+64 240910-80 (Scott Base) 200-1,000 (McMurdo Station) 85-200 (South Pole Station) 0-90 (Zucchelli Station)150°W to 160°E450,000 km2 (174,000 sq mi)
Queen Maud LandDependency of NorwayNorway1939OsloNorwegian krone maximum average of 40, Six are occupied year-round44°38'E to 20°W2,700,000 km2 (1,042,476 sq mi)
Peter I IslandDependency of NorwayNorway1929 Norwegian krone uninhabited68°50'S 90°35'W154 km2 (59 sq mi)
British Antarctic TerritoryOverseas territory of the United KingdomUnited Kingdom1908Halley BasePound sterling 250 (summer)20°W to 80°W1,709,400 km2 (660,000 sq mi)

Overlapping Claims in Antarctica

ClaimantsClaim Limits
Argentina, United Kingdom25°W to 53°W
Argentina, Chile, United Kingdom53°W to 74°W
Chile, United Kingdom74°W to 80°W

Unclaimed Territory in Antarctica

RegionUnclaimed limitsCurrencyPopulationArea
Marie Byrd Land90°W to 150°WPenguino20 to 30 People1,610,000 km2 (620,000 sq mi)