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Montserrat's Quick Facts

Land Area 102 km2
Water Area 0 km2
Total Area 102 km2
Population 5,267
Population Density 51.64 / km2
Government Type Parliamentary Democracy (Legislative Council); Self-Governing Overseas Territory Of The Uk
GDP (PPP) $43.78 Million
GDP Per Capita $8,500
Currency Dollar (XCD)
Largest Cities
  • Brades (1,000)
  • Plymouth (0)
  • Name: Montserrat, British dependent territory, claimed 1632
  • Capital City: Plymouth (0 pop. - City completely evacuated due to volcanic eruption)
  • Montserrat Population: 5,189 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: East Caribbean Dollar
    (conversion rates)

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    100 East Caribbean Dollars
  • Ethnicity: black, white
  • GDP total: $43.78 million (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $8,500 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: English
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Brades, Cork Hill, Salem, Saint John's Village, Gerald's
  • Name: In 1493 on his second voyage to the New World Chistopher Columbus named the island of Montserrat after Monsterrat mountain in Catalonia
  • National Day: second Saturday in June
  • Religion: Anglican, Methodist, Roman Catholic, Pentecostal, Seventh-Day Adventist, other Christian denominations
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