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Montserrat

According to Abbreviationfinder website, Montserrat is a small island in the Caribbean, which geographically belongs to the "Lesser Antilles". Politically, the island is an overseas territory of the "United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland" with an "internal independence", but the island became world famous through the two volcanic eruptions in 1995 and 197, which led to the entire southern part of the island being covered by a thick layer of lava and to this day it is not allowed to enter the restricted area. In the northern part of the island, however, life has returned to normal and shops, markets, restaurants and hotels are open. Because of the tropical vegetation there and the green mountainous landscape, the island is often referred to as the "Shining Emerald of the Caribbean". The first European to set foot on the island.

Montserrat

Name of the island Montserrat
Form of government British Crown Colony with "Inner Independence"
geographical location In the Caribbean southeast of Nevis

and northwest of Guadeloupe

latitude and longitude From 16 40 'to 16 49' north latitude

From 062 09 'to 062 15' west longitude

National anthem God save the Queen
Population around 5,000 (Credit: Countryaah: Montserrat Facts)
Ethnicities
  • 93% black and mixed race
  • 3% whites
  • 4% other races
Religions 30% of the population belong to the Anglican Church, 23% are Methodists, 10% are Catholic, as well as Pentecostal, Seventh-Day Adventists and other Christian communities
Languages English
Capital Previously before the Plymouth volcanic eruption.

Currently the Brades Estate on the northern part of the isla

Surface 102 km2
Highest mountain Lava dome in English's Crater - in the Soufriere Hills massif,

height approx. 1,050 m

National currency 1 East Caribbean dollar = 100 cents
Time difference to CET - 5 h (there is no change to summer time)
International phone code + 664
Mains voltage, frequency 220 volt, 60 Hertz adapter required
Internet TLD (Top Level Domain) .ms

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