Membership Information

AnguillaMs Melissa Meade
Department of Disaster Management

Deputy Governor’s Office
James Ronald Webster Building
P.O. Box 60,
The Valley

Tel: (264) 497-2926
Fax: (264) 497-3134
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Synopsis of the Anguilla

Location: 18 15 N, 63 10 W
Area: 102 km2
Coastline: 61 km
Climate: Tropical; moderated by northeast trade winds
Terrain: Flat and low-lying island of coral and limestone
Lowest Point: Caribbean Sea 0 m
Highest Point: Crocus Hill 65 m
Natural Resources: Salt, fish, lobster
Population: 13,008 (July 2004 est.)
Ethnic groups: Black (predominant), mulatto, white
Languages: English (official)
Natural hazards: Frequent hurricanes and other tropical storms (July to October)
Environmental issues: Supplies of potable water sometimes cannot meet increasing demand largely because of poor distribution system.

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