Anguilla: Country profile and map
Anguilla is the most northerly of the Leeward Islands, lying at a latitude of 18 degrees north & a longitude of 63 degrees west. The island is flat & consists of coral limestone formation about 16 mls long by 3 mls wide. Crocus Hill, its highest point is 213 ft above sea level. The island is 35 sq mls.
One hour ahead of EST. Four hours behind GMT.
Dry year round. Average temperature 80 degrees.
Anguilla was first mentioned in 1564 when a French expedition passed en route from Dominica to Florida, but it was not until 1650 that it was first colonized by the British. Despite several attempted invasions, by Caribs in 1656 and by the French in 1745 and 1796, it remained a British colony. Read details History Of Anguilla.
11,300 (Preliminary results, 2000 Census)
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Here Anguilla on Google Map
- Broken clouds
- Temperature: 5 °C, feels like 1.8 °C
- Wind: Variable from SSW (210°) to WNW (290°), 14.8 km/h
- Pressure: 1001 hPa
- Rel. Humidity: 87 %
- Visibility: 10 km
- Sunrise: 04:01 GMT
- Sunset: 18:37 GMT
Tue, 2017-04-25 00:50
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Barclays Bank PLC.
Caribbean Commercial Bank.
National Bank of Anguilla.
Scotiabank, Anguilla Ltd.
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Local Tourist Office
Anguilla Department of Tourism
PO Box 1388
Old Factory Plaza
Tel: 2759, Fax: 2710
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