Where is Anguilla?

Located in the Caribbean, east of Puerto Rico, Anguilla is an island nation.The country is not currently involved in any territory disputes.

Anguilla is a North American country covering 91.00 km2. This makes it the 18th smallest region in the world and about one-half the size of Washington, DC. Its geographic coordinates are 18 15 N, 63 10 W and The Valley is the capital city.

The name Anguilla means "eel" in various Romance languages.

Its ISO code is AI.

Geography

Anguilla has a mean elevation of 0 m above sea level. Its lowest elevation is Caribbean Sea. Its highest elevation is Crocus Hill which is 65m above tall.

It has a tropical climate which is affected by northeast trade winds. It is a flat and low-lying island made of coral and limestone.

Population

Anguilla has a population of 16,752 making it the 219th largest in the world. The population is mostly concentrated in the center of the island.

English is the official language. The major ethnic groups reported are African/black, hispanic, or mixed. The population is predominantly Protestant, with Anglicans and Methodists representing the largest groups.

The dialing code for the country is -263.

Government

It is a territory of the United Kingdom. Its constitution was last ratified in 1982.

Economy

Factoring in Purchasing Power Parity, Anguilla's GDP is $175,400,000.00 (USD) with $12,200.00 (USD) per capita. This makes it the 220th largest economy and its citizens the 119th richest in the world. The currency of Anguilla is the Dollar (XCD). Its main exports are lobster, fish, and livestock. Its major imports include fuels, foodstuffs, and manufactures.

This page was last modified on September 6th, 2017