Anguilla is a group of islands including Leeward Island, Lesser Antilles, Virgin Island, Puerto Rico, and Saint Martin in the Caribbean Sea. Anguilla is created in 1980 as a broken a part of Saint Kitts and Nevis. The Nevis and Saint Kitts are independent while Anguilla is ruled by Great Britain. It has Spanish name “eel” because comprises teleost fish-like shape. The main Anguilla island territory is approximately 16 miles long and 3 miles wide including the small islands and cays. The Britain ruler rules here through the governor, also the legislature is elected by House of Assembly consist of 11 members.
Capital of Anguilla
The Valley is the capital of Anguilla, among its fourteen districts is one of the most important territories. As per estimated in 2011, it has a population of about 1,067 individuals.
Trending of Anguilla
Being located on Eastern Caribbean it attracts many visitors around the world annually. The magnificent scenery, luxury resorts, secluded beaches, active experience, and dining spots promote tourism.
Chief Minister of Anguilla
On the behalf United Kingdom Monarchy the Chief Minister is appointed as acting Governor. The Chief Minister is the Head of Government of Britain in the Overseas Territory. Victor Bank is the current chief Minster who appointed in 2015, on April-23.
Population of Anguilla
The total population of Anguilla is more than 15,132 according to UN estimate. In populated countries of the world, it ranked on 223rd position. The total population is equivalent to 0.0002% of the total world’s population.
Flag of Anguilla
The national flag of Anguilla is just like the national flag of UK, but with an addition of Blue Ensign in the canton.
Currency of Anguilla
The national currency of Algeria is the East Caribbean Dollar. The official code for currency is XCD. Religion of Anguilla
In 2011, according to an estimate 90.3% of the total population practice Christianity while 9.7% practice other religions.
Dialing Code of Anguilla
The dialing code of Anguilla is +1.
Airport of Anguilla
Anguilla is Britain’s overseas territory and one of the smallest countries in the world. It has only one operational airport named Clayton J, Lloyd International Airport which serves The Valley.
Top Destinations of Anguilla
Anguilla is one of the best options for tourism in the world. Being a group of five Islands it has many charming places to attract visitors such as Shoal Bay East, Meads Bay Beach, Rendezvous Bay Beach, Maundays Bay Beach, Sandy Ground Village, Island Harbour, and Fountain Cavern National Park.
Area of Anguilla
The total is of Anguilla is 91 sq. Kilometers.
GDP of Anguilla
In 2008, the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is almost 108.9 million US Dollars.
Sports of Anguilla
The national passion of Anguilla is Boat racing, while tennis, cycling, and Dominoes also very loved here.
Holiday List in Anguilla
|January 01||New Year’s Day|
|March 02||James Ronald Webster Day|
|April 02||Good Friday||Friday before Easter Sunday|
|April 05||Easter Monday||Monday after Easter Sunday|
|May 01||labor Day|
|May 31||Anguilla Day|
|May 24||Whit Monday||7th Monday after Easter|
|June 14||A celebration of the Birthday of Her Majesty the Queen|
|August 02||August Monday||First Monday of August|
|August 05||August Thursday||Thursday After First Monday of August|
|August 06||Constitution Day||Last Day of the August Carnival|
|December 19||National Heroes and Heroines Day|
|December 25||Christmas Day|
|December 26||Boxing Day|