Travel in 2021: The Anguilla archipelago

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Sandy Hill Bay ( Image source: flickr / betsy )

Anguilla is a British Overseas Territory in the Eastern Caribbean.
It is the name of an archipelago and also the name of its’ main island. Dog Island and Prickly Pear are uninhabited islands surrounded by reefs and sandy beaches.

Rendezvous bay, South coast of Anguilla ( Image source: commons.wikimedia / Seebeer )
Road salt pond ( Image source: flickr / Kent Kanouse )

The archipelago was inhabited at least 900 years before the arrival of Christopher Columbus. Since April 1, 1982, it has adopted an autonomy regime.
The economy of the archipelago is dominated by tourism, the main activities are cattle breeding, coastal lobster fishing, salt production and boat building

Image source: flickr / Jim Nix
Image source: flickr / Alan Turkus

Total area: 102 km2
Population: 18,000 inhabitants
Capital: The Valley
Tropical climate
time zone: UTC -4
the tax regime: 0% tax
Flights connect Anguilla airport to Puerto Rico

Prickley Pear Cays island ,in northwest of Anguilla ( Image source: flickr / size4riggerboots )

Image of title, source: flickr / Jim Nix

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