map of Anguilla ANGUILLA

general data of the country


 
General useful information
 
Note: some data are of constant value, while other are due to changes, fluctuations etc.
 
Nation and population
 
official name (short form): Anguilla
country code ISO: AI [?] //; - FIPS: AV
location: Central America, West-Indies, Caribbean, Lesser Antilles
time zone: -4 UT
surface (land) area: 91 sq.km = 35 sq.mi //; - area incl. inland waters: 155 sq.km = 60 sq.mi
geographical position in extreme co-ordinates: North: 18° N / South: / East: / West: 63° W
borders (land): none
borders (coastline): none
climate: tropical Caribbean
Government
independent since: not yet
type of government: British dependent territory, claimed 1650
capital: The Valley
administrative division: unknown
Population
population according to the latest census (1992): 8,960
total population according to the estimate of midyear 2000: 11,797 //; or: ; 2001: 12,132 //; or: 2002:
population density: 132 per sq.km = 340 per sq.mi
population growth: 0,6% [PG: 5%] //; - doubling time: years
birth rate: 18-25 per 1000
death rate: 6-10 per 1000
fertility rate: 3 children per female
maternal mortality: per 100,000
infant mortality (in the first year of life): per 1000
infant mortality (from 1st - 4th year of life): 18 - 22 per 1000
life expectancy: 74-77 years (male: 71-74; female: 77-80)
age breakdown: 0-14 years: % //; - 15-59 years: % //; - 60+ years : %
urbanisation: % //; - urbanisation growth: %
percentage of urban population in the greatest city: %
Ethnic composition, language, religion
ethnic groups: of African descent
languages: English, Creole
religious affiliation: Christian (mainly Protestant)
Health
daily food intake: calories per capita
population with access to safe water: %
people per physician:
people per hospital bed:
Education, literacy
school enrolment: primary education 6-11 years: %
school enrolment: secondary education: %
school enrolment: tertiary education 20-24 years: %
adult literacy: 95% (male: %; female: %)
 
Economy and infrastructure
 
Economy and trade
currency: East Caribbean dollar = 100 cents
annual inflation rate: %
population below poverty line: %
Gross Domestic Product: USD 3300 per capita
GNI USD per capita //; - [ppp: ]
GDP growth: %
income: USD 3300 per capita
import: USD per capita //; - export: USD per capita
trade: USD per capita //; - or % of GDP
trade partners:
human development index: //; - position of the country in the world no.:
female labour force: 42%
unemployment: %
tourism: 47000
Economic activities in agriculture, fisheries, industry, mining, services, energy
land use: arable land: % //; - grass land: % //; - wooded area: % //; - arid land and desert: %
agriculture: labour force: 4% //; - part of agriculture in GDP: %
agricultural products: fishing (mainly lobster)
livestock (1000s): asses: / buffaloes: / camels: / cattle: / goats: / horses: / mules: / pigs: / poultry: / sheep:
fish catch: 250 metric tonnes
industry: labour force: 22% //; - part of industry in GDP: %
industrial products: of no importance
mining products: none
CO2 emission per capita:
services: labour force: 66% //; - part of services in GDP: %
energy use (kg per capita):
electricity use (per capita):
annual water use (per capita):
Traffic, communication
road network: km //; - of which paved: % //; - of which are motorways: 0 km
vehicles: per 1000 // international license plate: unknown
railways: 0 km //; - railways passenger/km: -
navigable inland waterways: km
ownership telephone: per 1000 // international dialling code: +264
ownership radio receivers: per 1000
ownership tv-sets: per 1000
newspaper circulation: per 1000
persons per post office:
personal computers: per 1000
 
Some physical landmarks
 
mountains: very low level islands, maybe some small hills, but no names or heights found on maps
lowest point: sea level
lakes (natural): a few small lakes, the biggest one of them is possibly: Cauls Pond
lakes (artificial reservoirs): unknown
lakes (deepest): unknown
rivers: no rivers shown on maps at the disposal of the compiler
canals: unknown
waterfalls: unknown
caves: longest system: unknown / deepest:
islands: Sombrero, Scrub Island, Little Scrub I., Anguillita I., Prickly Pear Cays, Sea I.
deserts: unknown
other natural features:
 
Additional remarks, especially on the statistical information
 
other important features:
apart from physical landmarks most of the above figures are changeable, in most cases they date from the 1990's
 
primary sources used for the general information:
BB CA EV FW PW WA WB WR, and some - local national or international - statistical yearbooks
particulars concerning population data:
 

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