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 for Anguilla
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Anguilla \Anguilla\ n.
     1. a British colony, comprising an island in the Caribbean
        Sea, east of Puerto Rico, with a total area of 91 sq km.
        Its population in 1996 was estimated at 10,424. The
        official language is English.
        [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]
     2. 1 the type genus of the Anguillidae: eels.
     Syn: genus Anguilla.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a British colony in the West Indies
      2: type genus of the Anguillidae: eels [syn: Anguilla, genus

From CIA World Factbook 2002 :

     Introduction Anguilla
                              Background: 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
     Geography Anguilla
                                Location: Caribbean, island in the Caribbean
                                          Sea, east of Puerto Rico
                  Geographic coordinates: 18 15 N, 63 10 W
                          Map references: Central America and the Caribbean
                                    Area: total: 102 sq km
                                          water: 0 sq km
                                          land: 102 sq km
                      Area - comparative: about half the size of Washington,
                         Land boundaries: 0 km
                               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
                      Elevation extremes: lowest point: Caribbean Sea 0 m
                                          highest point: Crocus Hill 65 m
                       Natural resources: salt, fish, lobster
                                Land use: arable land: 0%
                                          permanent crops: 0%
                                          other: 100% (mostly rock with sparse
                                          scrub oak, few trees, some
                                          commercial salt ponds) (1998 est.)
                          Irrigated land: NA sq km
                         Natural hazards: frequent hurricanes and other
                                          tropical storms (July to October)
            Environment - current issues: supplies of potable water sometimes
                                          cannot meet increasing demand
                                          largely because of poor distribution
                        Geography - note: the most northerly of the Leeward
                                          Islands in the Lesser Antilles
     People Anguilla
                              Population: 12,446 (July 2002 est.)
                           Age structure: 0-14 years: 25% (male 1,575; female
                                          15-64 years: 68.1% (male 4,356;
                                          female 4,124)
                                          65 years and over: 6.9% (male 383;
                                          female 479) (2002 est.)
                  Population growth rate: 2.44% (2002 est.)
                              Birth rate: 14.94 births/1,000 population (2002
                              Death rate: 5.54 deaths/1,000 population (2002
                      Net migration rate: 15.02 migrant(s)/1,000 population
                                          (2002 est.)
                               Sex ratio: at birth: 1.02 male(s)/female
                                          under 15 years: 1.03 male(s)/female
                                          15-64 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
                                          65 years and over: 0.8 male(s)/
                                          total population: 1.03 male(s)/
                                          female (2002 est.)
                   Infant mortality rate: 23.68 deaths/1,000 live births (2002
                Life expectancy at birth: total population: 76.5 years
                                          female: 79.5 years (2002 est.)
                                          male: 73.6 years
                    Total fertility rate: 1.77 children born/woman (2002 est.)
        HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate: NA%
       HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/ NA
                       HIV/AIDS - deaths: NA
                             Nationality: noun: Anguillan(s)
                                          adjective: Anguillan
                           Ethnic groups: black (predominant), mulatto, white
                               Religions: Anglican 40%, Methodist 33%,
                                          Seventh-Day Adventist 7%, Baptist
                                          5%, Roman Catholic 3%, other 12%
                               Languages: English (official)
                                Literacy: definition: age 12 and over can read
                                          and write
                                          total population: 95%
                                          male: 95%
                                          female: 95% (1984 est.)
     Government Anguilla
                            Country name: conventional long form: none
                                          conventional short form: Anguilla
                       Dependency status: overseas territory of the UK
                         Government type: NA
                                 Capital: The Valley
                Administrative divisions: none (overseas territory of the UK)
                            Independence: none (overseas territory of the UK)
                        National holiday: Anguilla Day, 30 May
                            Constitution: Anguilla Constitutional Order 1
                                          April 1982; amended 1990
                            Legal system: based on English common law
                                Suffrage: 18 years of age; universal
                        Executive branch: chief of state: Queen ELIZABETH II
                                          (since 6 February 1952); represented
                                          by Governor Peter JOHNSTONE (since
                                          NA February 2000)
                                          elections: none; the monarch is
                                          hereditary; governor appointed by
                                          the monarch; chief minister
                                          appointed by the governor from among
                                          the members of the House of Assembly
                                          head of government: Chief Minister
                                          Osbourne FLEMING (since 3 March
                                          cabinet: Executive Council appointed
                                          by the governor from among the
                                          elected members of the House of
                      Legislative branch: unicameral House of Assembly (11
                                          seats total, 7 elected by direct
                                          popular vote, 2 ex officio members,
                                          and 2 appointed; members serve five-
                                          year terms)
                                          elections: last held 3 March 2000
                                          (next to be held NA June 2005)
                                          election results: percent of vote by
                                          party - NA%; seats by party - UF 4,
                                          AUM 2, independent 1
                         Judicial branch: High Court (judge provided by
                                          Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court)
           Political parties and leaders: Anguilla United Movement or AUM
                                          [Hubert HUGHES]; The United Front or
                                          UF [Osbourne FLEMMING, Victor
                                          BANKS], a coalition of the Anguilla
                                          Democratic Party or ADP and the
                                          Anguilla National Alliance or ANA
            Political pressure groups and NA
               International organization Caricom (associate), CDB, Interpol
                           participation: (subbureau), OECS (associate), ECLAC
     Diplomatic representation in the US: none (overseas territory of the UK)
       Diplomatic representation from the none (overseas territory of the UK)
                        Flag description: blue, with the flag of the UK in the
                                          upper hoist-side quadrant and the
                                          Anguillan coat of arms centered in
                                          the outer half of the flag; the coat
                                          of arms depicts three orange
                                          dolphins in an interlocking circular
                                          design on a white background with
                                          blue wavy water below
     Economy Anguilla
                      Economy - 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, which has
                                          spurred the growth of the
                                          construction sector, has contributed
                                          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
                                     GDP: purchasing power parity - $104
                                          million (2001 est.)
                  GDP - real growth rate: 0% (2001 est.)
                        GDP - per capita: purchasing power parity - $8,600
                                          (2001 est.)
             GDP - composition by sector: agriculture: 4%
                                          industry: 18%
                                          services: 78% (1997 est.)
           Population below poverty line: NA%
       Household income or consumption by lowest 10%: NA%
                        percentage share: highest 10%: NA%
        Inflation rate (consumer prices): 2.3% (2001 est.)
                             Labor force: 6,735 (1999)
             Labor force - by occupation: commerce 36%, services 29%,
                                          construction 18%, transportation and
                                          utilities 10%, manufacturing 3%,
                       Unemployment rate: 8% (1999)
                                  Budget: revenues: $20.4 million
                                          expenditures: $23.3 million,
                                          including capital expenditures of
                                          $3.8 million (1997 est.)
                              Industries: tourism, boat building, offshore
                                          financial services
       Industrial production growth rate: 3.1% (1997 est.)
                Electricity - production: 45.85 million kWh (2000)
      Electricity - production by source: fossil fuel: NA%
                                          hydro: NA%
                                          other: NA%
                                          nuclear: NA%
               Electricity - consumption: 42.6 million kWh
                  Agriculture - products: small quantities of tobacco,
                                          vegetables; cattle raising
                                 Exports: $2.6 million (1999)
                   Exports - commodities: lobster, fish, livestock, salt,
                                          concrete blocks, rum
                      Exports - partners: UK, US, Puerto Rico
                                 Imports: $80.9 million (1999)
                   Imports - commodities: fuels, foodstuffs, manufactures,
                                          chemicals, textiles
                      Imports - partners: US, Puerto Rico, UK
                         Debt - external: $8.8 million (1998)
                Economic aid - recipient: $3.5 million (1995)
                                Currency: East Caribbean dollar (XCD)
                           Currency code: XCD
                          Exchange rates: East Caribbean dollars per US dollar
                                          - 2.7000 (fixed rate since 1976)
                             Fiscal year: 1 April - 31 March
     Communications Anguilla
          Telephones - main lines in use: 4,974 (2000)
            Telephones - mobile cellular: 1,629 (2000)
                        Telephone system: general assessment: NA
                                          domestic: modern internal telephone
                                          international: microwave radio relay
                                          to island of Saint Martin
                                          (Guadeloupe and Netherlands
                Radio broadcast stations: AM 5, FM 6, shortwave 1 (1998)
                                  Radios: 3,000 (1997)
           Television broadcast stations: 1 (1997)
                             Televisions: 1,000 (1997)
                   Internet country code: .ai
       Internet Service Providers (ISPs): 16 (2000)
                          Internet users: 919 (2000)
     Transportation Anguilla
                                          Railways: 0 km
                                          Highways: total: 105 km
                                                    paved: 65 km
                                                    unpaved: 40 km (1998 est.)
                                         Waterways: none
                                 Ports and harbors: Blowing Point, Road Bay
                                   Merchant marine: none (2002 est.)
                                          Airports: 3 (2001)
                     Airports - with paved runways: total: 1
                                                    914 to 1,523 m: 1 (2001)
                   Airports - with unpaved runways: total: 2
                                                    under 914 m: 2 (2001)
     Military Anguilla
                         Military - note: defense is the responsibility of the
     Transnational Issues Anguilla
                 Disputes - international: none
                            Illicit drugs: transshipment point for South
                                           American narcotics destined for the
                                           US and Europe

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Anguilla, MS -- U.S. town in Mississippi
     Population (2000):    907
     Housing Units (2000): 320
     Land area (2000):     1.043991 sq. miles (2.703924 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.043991 sq. miles (2.703924 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            01500
     Located within:       Mississippi (MS), FIPS 28
     Location:             32.973889 N, 90.829645 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     38721
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Anguilla, MS

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