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About Anguilla in detail
Where is Anguilla?
Anguilla, in case if you are looking on the map under the Coordinates 18 13 N 63 03 W otherwise in Central America and the Caribbean, in Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, east of Puerto Rico.
What is the capital of Anguilla?
The capital city of Anguilla is: The Valley.
What is the time in The Valley?
It is 1 hour ahead of Washington DC during Standard Time, the timezone of The Valley is: UTC-4.
What is the Internet code for Anguilla?
The Top Level Domain (TLD) for Anguilla is: .ai
What is the size of Anguilla?
The territory of Anguilla is total: 91 sq km; land: 91 sq km, water: 0 sq km.
If we want to describe the size of the territory of Anguilla is about one-half the size of Washington, DC.
If we would like to walk around and discover Anguilla, we can do that by covering the distance of 0 km.
What is the water coverage of Anguilla?
We have mentioned already on this website, that what percentage of Anguilla is covered by water (see below), and this includes 61 km coastline.
What is the climate like in Anguilla?
The climate of Anguilla is tropical: moderated by northeast trade winds.
Geographical data of Anguilla
The elevation of Anguilla; mean elevation: N/A, elevation extremes; lowest point: Caribbean Sea 0 m, highest point: Crocus Hill 65 m.
The typical geographical details of Anguilla include flat and low-lying island of coral and limestone.
If we would like to describe the countries location from a different point of view, it is safe to say, and easy to read from a map, Anguilla is the most northerly of the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles.
Resources and land use of Anguilla
The country’s main mined products are salt, fish, lobster. The population partly uses the earlier highlighted land territory and partly left in its natural state: agricultural land: 0%; arable land 0%; permanent crops 0%; permanent pasture 0%; forest: 61.1%; other: 38.9% (mostly rock with some commercial salt ponds) (2011 estimate).
Population data of Anguilla
The number of inhabitants of Anguilla is 16,752 (July 2016 estimate).
If we examine the proportion of population distribution, it is safe to say that most of the population is concentrated in The Valley in the center of the island; settlmement is fairly uniform in the southwest, but rather sparce in the northeast.
If we are looking at the proportion of the urbanized and barely populated areas, these are the figures: urban population: 100% of total population (2015).
Most of the population in Anguilla is concentrated in THE VALLEY (capital) 1,000 (2014).
Ethnicity in Anguilla
According to ethnicity details, the ethnic groups in this country are the following: African/black 85.3%, hispanic 4.9%, mixed 3.8%, white 3.2%, East Indian/Indian 1%, other 1.6%, unspecified 0.3% (2011 estimate).
Spoken languages in Anguilla
The spoken languages in Anguilla are the following: English (official language).
What are the most important religions in Anguilla?
During the general census, researchers examine the churches, according to this: Protestant 73.2% (includes Anglican 22.7%, Methodist 19.4%, Pentecostal 10.5%, Seventh Day Adventist 8.3%, Baptist 7.1%, Church of God 4.9%, Presbytarian 0.2%, Brethren 0.1%), Roman Catholic 6.8%, Jehovah's Witness 1.1%, other Christian 10.9%, other 3.2%, unspecified 0.3%, none 4.5% (2011 estimate).
Further population data of Anguilla
The proportion of gender and age tells a lot about the society as follows 0-14 years: 22.48% (male 1,924 / female 1,842) 15-24 years: 14.05% (male 1,176 / female 1,178) 25-54 years: 44.32% (male 3,340 / female 4,084) 55-64 years: 10.51% (male 834 / female 926) 65 years and over: 8.64% (male 719 / female 729) (2016 estimate). It also a significant factor in a society the population growth rate, which in the case of Anguilla is 2% (2016 estimate).
The population growth rate is based on two elements, the birth, and the death rate. In Anguilla the birth rate is 12.7 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate), the death rate 4.6 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate).
In this day and age in the developed societies, the first child borns later compared to the previous centuries and decades, so the childbearing is extended. In Anguilla the average age of mothers at the first childbirth is .
In the best case scenario despite the fact that the birth of the children is postponed, the parents are still able to see their kids grow as the life expectancy is also extended. In the case of Anguilla, these figures are . With the introduction of modern medicine, the vaccinations and the proper hygienic conditions, the infant mortality rate is in a steep decline. The infant mortality statistics in Anguilla are the following: . Relevant data is the budget of healthcare, which is in the case of this country is N/A.
Economic data of Anguilla
If we would like to describe a country, we also have to mention its economy; Anguilla has few natural resources, and the economy depends heavily on luxury tourism, offshore banking, lobster fishing, and remittances from emigrants. Increased activity in the tourism industry has spurred the growth of the construction sector contribu.
GDP is an important figure as all the relevant calculations and statistics are based on it. GDP in Anguilla is $175.4 million (2009 estimate).
An another important indicator is the rate of the GDP growth, which in Anguilla is -8.5% (2009 estimate).
These statistics are affecting the world economy, remember in 2015 when the Chinese real GDP growth rate was worse than expected; The world markets fall, and the Chinese stock exchange was temporally suspended.
A further major factor of a country’s economy, the GDP per capita. In Anguilla this is $12,200 (2008 estimate).
In the case of the economy, the Trinity is in common places, such as agriculture, industry, and services.
What are the agricultural products Anguilla produces?
The main agricultural products of Anguilla are small quantities of tobacco, vegetables; cattle raising.
Regarding the economy, the important segments are tourism, boat building, offshore financial services. The crucial and regularly mentioned GDP is based on tourism, boat building, offshore financial services.
Drinking water source in Anguilla
It is important to mention, that - thanks to the development of the infrastructure -, the rate of potable water improved: urban: 94.6% of population, rural: NAtotal: 94.6% of population. Unimproved: urban: 5.4% of population, rural: NAtotal: 5.4% of population (2015 estimate).
Average number of childbirth in Anguilla
In Anguilla the average number of childbirth is 1.75 children born / woman (2016 estimate).
Population, median age, migration, and citizenship in Anguilla
The average age of the population is total: 34.6 years; male: 32.7 years, female: 36.4 years (2016 estimate). The age of adulthood varies in every country of the world in Anguilla it is 18 years of age, universal.
In this age when we are experiencing an unprecedented scale of migration and globalization, it is an important factor the number of new coming immigrants. In Anguilla is 11.9 migrant(s) / 1,000 population (2016 estimate). It is important to know, how to apply for citizenship: see United Kingdom.
Is Anguilla a safe destination? Healthcare services and contagious diseases in Anguilla
Many of the travelers are looking into the healthcare services and contagious diseases of their destinations. In Anguilla density of the hospital beds is N/A.
According to WHO rating regarding contagious diseases in Anguilla the note: active local transmission of Zika virus by Aedes species mosquitoes has been identified in this country (as of August 2016); it poses an important risk (a large number of cases possible) among US citizens if bitten by an infective mosquito; other less common ways to get Zika are through sex, via blood transfusion, or during pregnancy, in which the pregnant woman passes Zika virus to her fetus (2016).
However, the HIV is not curable but maintainable. Let’s do not forget when the disease surfaced it was a world threatening condition. Unfortunately, in some countries, it is still very high the number of infected patients and fatalities as a result of the disease.
In Anguilla the number of HIV/AIDS deaths: .
Regarding tourism the obesity, not an important issue, but we have to mention among the health statistics, as it is the plague of the 20th and the 21st century. The rate obese adults in Anguilla is N/A.
What are the natural hazards Anguilla? Is there any?
The most known natural risks in Anguilla are frequent hurricanes and other tropical storms (July to October).
More interesting facts about Anguilla
A few words about the past, as every country and society its connected to its history; Colonized by English settlers from Saint Kitts in 1650, Anguilla was administered by Great Britain until the early 19th century, when the island - against the wishes of the inhabitants - was incorporated into a single British dependency along with Saint Kitts and Nevis. Several attempts at separation failed. In 1971, two years after a revolt, Anguilla was finally allowed to secede; this arrangement was formally recognized in 1980, with Anguilla becoming a separate British dependency..
In every nation's memory, there are cornerstones that placed the country on the timeline of history. The date of declaration of independence of Anguilla: none (overseas territory of the UK).
The flag and other symbols of Anguilla
The colors, symbols, and animals on the flag usually have a historical background or related to an important milestone or memory of the nation.
This case is not an exception either, blue, with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the Anguillan coat of arms centered in the outer half of the flag; the coat of arms depicts three orange dolphins in an interlocking circular design on a white background with a turquoise-blue field below; the white in the background represents peace; the blue base symbolizes the surrounding sea, as well as faith, youth, and hope; the three dolphins stand for endurance, unity, and strength.
Apart from the flag, the symbol of the national unity is the national anthem. The main purpose of the anthem is to share the nation's core values, endeavors, and the patriotic feelings.
National symbols of Anguilla: dolphin.
Constitution of Anguilla
The existence of the nation based on the constitution. Some constitutions knew around the world, like the U.S. Constitution that accepted on 17th of September 1787, in Philadelphia, the Constitution of United States of America.
It is not related to the declaration of independence that was stolen by Nicolas Cage in the movie National Treasure 🙂
What is the legal system of Anguilla?
Most of the times the legal system of a country is in the focus of lawyers. It is a common fact that there are two main approaches in the world, “the law in books” and “the law in action.”
In the Anglo-Saxon world, the practice is the “law in action” while in the rest of the world where the law based on Roman law, the “law in books.”
The legal system of Anguilla is common law based on the English model.
It was Aristotle, who founded the theory of 3 separations of powers. In his view, these are the council of public affairs, the magistrates, and the justice system. In the age of enlightenment was the time when terminologies have been defined, the way we still use them. In most of the democratic countries, the three authorities are separated from each other. In dictatorships, the authorities are usually interwoven in one hand.
About the legislative branch of Anguilla, we can highlight the following structures unicameral House of Assembly (11 seats; seven members directly elected in single-seat constituencies by simple majority vote, two appointed by the governor, and two ex officio members - the attorney general and deputy governor; members serve five-year terms)elections: last held on 22 April 2015 (next to be held in 2015)election results: percent of vote by party - AUF 54.4%, AUM 38.3%, DOVE 1.4%, independent 5.9%; seats by party - AUF 6, independent 1.
About the unemployment rate, labor force, and poverty line in Anguilla
One of the major problems of the 21st-century economy is the unemployment. Governments are struggling to maintain a low level of the unemployment rate, but as a result of automation, the cheap 3rd world labor and the outsourcing of workflow, these attempts are failing. In Anguilla the labor force is 6,049 (2001). Please bear in mind that the population in Anguilla is total: 3.4 deaths / 1,000 live births; male: 3.8 deaths / 1,000 live births, female: 2.9 deaths / 1,000 live births (2016 estimate) - as we already mentioned above.
The rate of unemployment in Anguilla is 8% (2002).
It is widely known that the gap between the rich and poor is widening on an enormous scale.
According to the 2017 shocking Oxfam report, the richest eight people’s fortune is equal to the fortune of the poorest half of the world's population.
In Anguilla, the income of the households and consumption compared to the entire population: lowest 10%: NA% highhest 10%: NA%.
Another widely used indicator is the so-called GINI index, which measures the inequalities of statistical dispersion, but mainly used for measuring the sharing of income and fortune.
The GINI index is named after its founder Corrado Gini an Italian economist. Gini index has grades between 0-1, but often it is used on a percentage basis. It is 0 if the examined criteria territorial distribution is equal. It is one if the criteria is concentrated on the territory. In Anguilla the GINI index is N/A.
The states usually set up a poverty line, which is more or less is a subjective measure. It varies by country its base is often the minimum pension, the incomes of the poorest 20 percent, the X percent of income per capita Etc.
In Anguilla the people living under the poverty line is lowest 10%: NA% highhest 10%: NA%.
About the budget and central governments debt of Anguilla
Available budget mainly defines the state's economy. The budget of Anguilla is; revenues: $95.07 billion, expenditures: $86.63 billion (2016 estimate). Taxes and other revenues are 54,202.4% of GDP (2016 estimate).
The budget deficit (Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-)) is .
The fiscal year in Anguilla is 1 April - 31 March.
In country’s economy, we have to consider the public debt. Public debt is the consolidated sum of the state local, federal and central governments debt.
Inflation rate and prime lending rate in Anguilla
A few further interesting and important economic data are the fallowing; Inflation rate: -0.3% (2016 estimate), -1% (2015 estimate) and the rate of the Commercial bank prime lending rate: 9% (31 December 2016 estimate).
Export/import partners and data of Anguilla
Anguilla, with the export of products, industrial tools, and other services, generates revenue. The export value in Anguilla is: $5.6 million (2016 estimate), $6 million (2015 estimate). The total revenue of these activities: lobster, fish, livestock, salt, concrete blocks, rum.
The most important export partners of Anguilla are the N/A.
The most important imported products are: fuels, foodstuffs, manufactures, chemicals, trucks, textiles, and the countries from where the import is coming: N/A.
Renewable energies used in Anguilla
As an attempt to suppress the pollution of the environment, renewable energies has to replace the fossil energy. The more the proportion of renewable energies in a country means more effort against the pollution. Anguilla, the indicator of how much of country’s produced energy is coming from hydroelectric source is N/A.
To indicate how much another renewable energy is produced is the N/A.
Telecommunication data of Anguilla, calling code
To maintain the economy, the development of a reliable and modern telecommunications infrastructure is crucial. We can say the following about Anguilla; modern internal telephone systemdomestic: fixed-line teledensity is about 35 per 100 persons; mobile-cellular teledensity is roughly 160 per 100 personsinternational: country code - 1-264; landing point for the East Caribbean Fiber System submarine cable with links to 13 other islands in the eastern Caribbean extending from the British Virgin Islands to Trinidad; microwave radio relay to island of Saint Martin/Sint Maa (2015).
Transport infrastructure in Anguilla
In the 21st century, we often say that the world has become small and there are no distances anymore. With widespread air travel when (sometimes) there are no visa restrictions, it is easy to reach other countries, but in case the distance is not too long, we can also use railway or water transportation.
The number of airports in Anguilla: 2 (2013), and the number of heliports: N/A.
The total length of the roadways in Anguilla: total: 175 km, paved: 82 km, unpaved: 93 km (2004).
The total length of the waterways in Anguilla: N/A.
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Facts about Anguilla
Name of the country: conventional long form: none, conventional short form: Anguilla, etymology: the name Anguilla means "eel" in various Romance languages (Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, French) and likely derives from the island's lengthy shape.
|Abbrevation: Anguilla||Geographic coordinates:
18 15 N, 63 10 W
|Location: Central America and the Caribbean|
|Capital of Anguilla: The Valley||GPS of the Capital:
18 13 N 63 03 W
|Position: Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, east of Puerto Rico|
|Land area: total: 91 sq km; land: 91 sq km, water: 0 sq km||Terrain: flat and low-lying island of coral and limestone
||Area comparative: about one-half the size of Washington, DC|
|Population: 16,752 (July 2016 estimate)||Population grow rate: 2% (2016 estimate)||Sex ratio: at birth: 1.04 male(s) / female, 0-14 years: 1.04 male(s) / female, 15-24 years: 1 male(s) / female, 25-54 years: 0.82 male(s) / female, 55-64 years: 0.9 male(s) / female, 65 years and over: 0.98 male(s) / female, total population: 0.91 male(s) / female, (2016 estimate)|
|Exports: $5.6 million (2016 estimate), $6 million (2015 estimate)||Imports: $128.3 million (2016 estimate), $128.6 million (2015 estimate)||Import partners: N/A|
|Urbanization: urban population: 100% of total population (2015)||Major urban area(s): THE VALLEY (capital) 1,000 (2014)||Median age: total: 34.6 years; male: 32.7 years, female: 36.4 years (2016 estimate)
|Internet users: total: 12,000. Percent of population: 76% (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (fixed lines): total subscriptions: 6,000. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 37 (July 2015 estimate)||Telephones (mobile, cellular): total: 26,000. Subscriptions per 100 inhabitants: 158 (July 2015 estimate)|
|Unemployment rate: 8% (2002)||Nationality: Anguillan(s) adjective: Anguillan||National holidays: Anguilla Day, 30 May (1967)|
|Life expectancy at birth: total population: 81.4 years. Male: 78.8 years, female: 84.1 years (2016 estimate)||Total fertility rate: 1.75 children born / woman (2016 estimate)||Birthrate: 12.7 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)|
|Literacy: N/A||Legal system: common law based on the English model||Suffrage: 18 years of age, universal|
|Industries: tourism, boat building, offshore financial services||Industrial production growth rate: 2% (2016 estimate)||GDP real growth rate: -8.5% (2009 estimate)|
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