___ AnguillaDestination Anguilla, a virtual travel guide to the island in the British West Indies. This page aims to give you a broad overview of Anguilla's art, culture, people, environment, geography, history, economy and government.
Anguilla is the northernmost island of the Leeward Islands in the West Indies. Formerly a British colony and briefly united with St. Kitts and Nevis in 1967, it is now a self-governing dependency of the UK..
Anguilla Sovereignty: United Kingdom
Flag of Anguilla
Originally inhabited by Arawak and Carib peoples, Anguilla became a British colony after English settlers arrived in 1650. Its people are of mainly African descent.
Anguilla, as the first in the chain of the Leeward islands, is located in the Eastern Caribbean, east of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
It is only a few minutes by air from the major international airport of St. Maarten and is serviced by regular flights from the other international Caribbean gateways of Antigua and Puerto Rico. Anguilla's location, and its reputation as a friendly and virtually crime free society, has enabled it to establish itself as a high end tourist destination.
related countries: UK,
British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, U.S. Virgin Islands
Official Name: Anguilla
ISO Country Code: ai
Local Time = UTC -4h
Actual Time: Thu-July-31 01:21
Country Calling Code: +1 264
Capital City: The Valley
Type: Internally self-governing British overseas territory.
Head of State: Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, represented by the Governor.
Location: Eastern Caribbean, east of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
Area: 91 km² (35 sq. miles)
Terrain: Flat limestone and coral island with only a few rolling hills.
Climate: Tropical; moderated by trade winds.
Population: 15,000 (2011)
Ethnic Groups: black 90.1%, mulatto 4.6%
Languages: English (official)
Natural resources: Salt, fish, lobster.
Agriculture products: Tobacco, vegetables; cattle raising.
Industries: Tourism, boat building, offshore financial services.
Exports partners: UK, USA, Puerto Rico
Imports partners: USA, Puerto Rico, UK
Currency: East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
(US currency widely accepted)
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Government of Anguilla
Official site of the Government of Anguilla.
Department of Immigration
Site provides information on immigration laws and policy.
Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO)
The British Government department responsible for overseas relations and foreign affairs.
UK Embassies Overseas
Address list of UK Embassies Abroad.
Map of Anguilla
Small Map of Anguilla.
Google Earth Anguilla
Searchable map/satellite view of Anguilla.
Google Earth: The Valley
Searchable map/satellite view of Anguilla's capital city.
Map of Central America and the Caribbean
Reference Map of Central America and the Caribbean.
Anguilla's (Official) Channel for greater Communications.
Anguilla Lokal News
Anguilla gossip and news online.
Anguilla's weekly news online.
"The Voice of Choice", with local news.
Online resource for entertainment, sports, fashion and issues for young Anguillians.
Anguilla's International Reggae Star.
Come to the real world of art- Anguilla
Teresa Harrigan one of Anguilla's best young adult artist.
The National Bank of Anguilla online.
Anguilla's Offshore Finance Dept
Anguilla Financial Services, Includes ACORN, Anguilla's Commercial Online Registration Network, by which companies can be registered.
Anguilla Chamber of Commerce and Industry
The official web site with information about the Chamber's role and activities in Anguilla.
Anguilla Internet Yellow Pages
Online guide to products and services.
Trans Anguilla Airways
Local Charter Airline.
The Link Ferries - Anguilla, BWI
Link Ferries operate between Anguilla and St. Martin.
Gorgeous Beaches, Luxury Accommodations, Five-Star Resorts, Watersports, Festivals, Events and much more.
The Official site of the Anguilla Tourist Board.
The Anguilla Guide
The Official Website of the Anguilla Tourist Board.
Information about Anguilla.
Lloyd's Guest House
Lloyd's Guest House is located in the center of Anguilla.
Travel and Tour Consumer Information
Anguilla National Trust
ANT was established to act as custodian of Anguilla's heritage, preserving and promoting the island's natural environment and its archaeological, historical and cultural resources for present and future generations.
The Gardens of Anguilla
An image guide to Anguilla's gardens.
UKOTCF - Anguilla
UKOTCF promotes conservation of plant and animal species and natural habitats of UK Overseas Territories.
Anguilla's Tourist Board Page about Anguilla's long rich history.
Online guide to Anguilla related sites.
Index of Anguilla web links.
Additional Information on AnguillaBBC News Country Profile: Anguilla
Governments on the WWW: Anguilla
Open Directory Project: Anguilla
The World Factbook -- Anguilla
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