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    Anguilla Geography - 1989

      Total area: 91 km2
      land area: 91 km2

      Comparative area: about half the size of Washington, DC

      Land boundaries: none

      Coastline: 61 km

      Maritime claims:
      @m5Continental shelf: 200 meters or to depth of exploitation
      @m5Exclusive fishing zone: 200 nm
      @m5Territorial sea: 3 nm

      Climate: tropical; moderated by northeast trade winds

      Terrain: flat and low-lying island of coral and limestone

      Natural resources: negligible; salt, fish, lobsters

      Land use: NA% arable land; NA% permanent crops; NA% meadows and pastures; NA% forest and woodland; NA% other; mostly rock with sparse scrub oak, few trees, some commercial salt ponds

      Environment: frequent hurricanes, other tropical storms (July to October)

      Note: located 270 km east of Puerto Rico

      NOTE: The information regarding Anguilla on this page is re-published from the 1989 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Anguilla Geography 1989 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Anguilla Geography 1989 should be addressed to the CIA.

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