Montserrat Google maps and facts
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Facts about Montserrat
|Administrative divisions:||3 parishes; Saint Anthony , Saint Georges , Saint Peter|
|Area:||total: 102 sq km land: 102 sq km water: 0 sq km|
|Background:||English and Irish colonists from St. Kitts first settled on Montserrat in 1632; the first African slaves arrived three decades later. The British and French fought for possession of the island for most of the 18th century , but it finally was confirmed as a British possession in 1783. The island's sugar plantation economy was converted to small farm landholdings in the mid 19th century. Much of this island was devastated and two-thirds of the population fled abroad because of the eruption of the Soufriere Hills Volcano that began on 18 July 1995. Montserrat has endured volcanic activity since , with the last eruption occurring in July 2003.|
|Flag description:||blue , with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the Montserratian coat of arms centered in the outer half of the flag; the coat of arms features a woman standing beside a yellow harp with her arm around a black cross|
|Capital:||name: Plymouth geographic coordinates: 16 42 N , 62 13 W time difference: UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time) note: Plymouth was abandoned in 1997 because of volcanic activity; interim government buildings have been built at Brades Estate in the Carr's Bay/Little Bay vicinity at the northwest end of Montserrat|
|Climate:||tropical; little daily or seasonal temperature variation|
|Currency code:||East Caribbean dollar (XCD)|
|Ethnic groups:||black , white|
|Geographic coordinates:||16 45 N , 62 12 W|
|Geography note:||the island is entirely volcanic in origin and comprised of three major volcanic centers of differing ages|
|Imports partners:||US , UK , Trinidad and Tobago , Japan , Canada (2006)|
|Internet country code:||.ms|
|Land boundaries:||40 km|
|Neighbouring countries:||0 km|
|Location:||Caribbean , island in the Caribbean Sea , southeast of Puerto Rico|
|Map references:||Central America and the Caribbean|
|National holiday:||Birthday of Queen ELIZABETH II , second Saturday in June (1926)|
|Nationality:||noun: Montserratian(s) adjective: Montserratian|
|Natural hazards:||severe hurricanes (June to November); volcanic eruptions (Soufriere Hills volcano has erupted continuously since 1995)|
|Population:||5 ,079 note: an estimated 8 ,000 refugees left the island following the resumption of volcanic activity in July 1995; some have returned (July 2008 est.)|
|Religions:||Anglican , Methodist , Roman Catholic , Pentecostal , Seventh-Day Adventist , other Christian denominations|
|Terrain:||volcanic island , mostly mountainous , with small coastal lowland|
|Unemployment rate:||6% (1998 est.)|
Capital of Montserrat
Plymouth (click to view Plymouth map)
Places in Montserrat
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Saint Georges Parish (19 google map locations)
Random cities in MontserratPlymouth, the capital city of Montserrat.
Long Ground Village
Black Ghaut Basin
Saint George's Hill
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