Top tip: Lime and coconut … for belly ache
Anguilla is a charming island located in the northern most area of the Leeward islands. A small and secluded destination comprising the islands of Sombrero, positioned 30 miles north of Anguilla and several small islets or keys. The nearest islands are St Marten (5 miles) south of Anguilla and St. Kitts and Nevis (70 miles to the Southeast. As a rule the islands are flat, with Crocus Hill, the highest point, being only 60 metres above sea level.
The climate is hot throughout the year, tempered by trade winds in local areas, particularly early in the year. The average rainfall for the year is 89 cm (35in) and the hurricane season is from July to November.
Facts and Figures
|Population||13,600 (estimate 2006).|
|Language||English is the official language.|
|Religion||Christian denominations, Rastafarianism.|
|Time||UTC – 4|
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