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    Anguilla Geography - 1991

      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:
      Exclusive fishing zone: 200 nm
      Territorial 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, lobster

      Land use: arable land NA%; permanent crops NA%; meadows and pastures NA%; forest and woodland NA%; other NA%; 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 1991 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of Anguilla Geography 1991 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Anguilla Geography 1991 should be addressed to the CIA.

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