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Careers, Jobs and Education Resources for: Anguilla

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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. (from the CIA)


Economic Overview

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, contributing to economic growth. anguillan officials have put substantial effort into developing the offshore financial sector, which is small, but growing. in the medium term, prospects for the economy will depend largely on the tourism sector and, therefore, on revived income growth in the industrialized nations as well as on favorable weather conditions.

Environmental Issues

Supplies of potable water sometimes cannot meet increasing demand largely because of poor distribution system

Government Type



14,108 (july 2008 est.)


Caribbean, islands between the caribbean sea and north atlantic ocean, east of puerto rico


Total: 102 sq km land: 102 sq km water: 0 sq km

About half the size of washington, dc

Country Aliases

Conventional long form: none conventional short form: anguilla


Name: the valley geographic coordinates: 18 13 n, 63 03 w time difference: utc-4 (1 hour ahead of washington, dc during standard time)

International Disputes


Sources: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)

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