Where is Montserrat?

Located in the Caribbean, Montserrat is an island nation.The country is not currently involved in any territory disputes.

Montserrat is a North American country covering 102.00 km2. This makes it the 19th smallest region in the world and about 27 times smaller than Rhode Island. Its geographic coordinates are 16 45 N, 62 12 W and Plymouth is the capital city.

The island was named by Christopher Columbus after the Benedictine abbey Santa Maria de Montserrat.

Its ISO code is MS.


Montserrat has a mean elevation of 0 m above sea level. Its lowest elevation is Caribbean Sea. Its highest elevation is Soufriere Hills volcano pre-eruption height was ; current lava dome is subject to periodic build up and collapse; estimated dome height was 1050 m in 2015 which is 915m above tall.

It has a tropical climate with little to no temperature variation. its terrain consists of a volcanic islands, with some small coastal lowlands.


Montserrat has a population of 5,267 making it the 227th largest in the world. Only the northern section of the island is populated.

English is the official language. The major ethnic group reported is African/black. The majority of the population is Protestant Christian.

The dialing code for the country is -663.


It is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom. Its constitution was last ratified in 2010.


Factoring in Purchasing Power Parity, Montserrat's GDP is $43,780,000.00 (USD) with $8,500.00 (USD) per capita. This makes it the 223rd largest economy and its citizens the 142nd richest in the world. The currency of Montserrat is the Dollar (XCD). Its main exports are electronic components, plastic bags, appael, and hot peppers. Its major imports include machinery and transportation equipment, foodstuffs, and manufactured goods.

This page was last modified on September 6th, 2017