Home   The Games   Nations   Sports   Venues   Manchester  * Kid's Zone  Medals  Results 
*The Official Site Manchester 2002 The XVII Commonwealth Games**
*The Americas
You are in:  Nations > Caribbean > Anguilla
Anguilla*Anguilla flag
Basic facts
The country 
View larger map, this will open in a new window

Capital: The Valley
Area: 96 sq km; 37 sq miles
Population: 12,132 (July 2001 estimate)


Exports: Lobster, fish, livestock, salt

Industry: Tourism, boat building, offshore financial services

Agriculture: Small quantities of tobacco, vegetables; cattle raising

Currency: East Caribbean dollar (EC$), consisting of 100 cents

Natural resources: 


The people

Ethnic: Black

Language: English (official)

Religion: Anglican 40%, Methodist 33%, Seventh-Day Adventist 7%, Baptist 5%, Roman Catholic 3%, other 12%


The history

Independence: None (overseas territory of the UK)

Government: None (overseas territory of the UK)

*Antigua and Barbuda
*British Virgin Islands
*Cayman Islands
*St Kitts and Nevis
*St Lucia
*St Vincent and the Grenadines
*Trinidad & Tobago
*Turks & Caicos
 © Manchester 2002 Commonwealth Games | Legal Notice