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ID: 7004637
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Anguilla (dependent state)  Anguilla (dependent state)

Coordinates:
Lat: 18 13 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 18.2167  decimal degrees
Long: 063 03 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -63.0500  decimal degrees

Note: A British overseas territory in the Caribbean, one of the most northerly of the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles, comprising the big island of Anguilla and smaller surrounding islands. Columbus sighted it in 1493. Settled by the English in 1659, it rebelled against British rule as a member of the Saint Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla federation 1967-1969, but returned to direct British rule in 1971. The official language is English.

Names:
Anguilla (preferred,C,V,English-P,U,N)
AIA (C,O,ISO3L)
AI (C,O,ISO2L)
ISO660 (C,O,ISO3N)
AV00 (C,O,FIPS)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of Anguilla (dependent state)  ........  Anguilla (dependent state) (P)

Additional Parents:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of British Overseas Territories (group of nations/states/cities)  ....  British Overseas Territories (group of nations/states/cities) (P)
Hierarchy of Anguilla (dependent state)  ........  Anguilla (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of British West Indies (general region)  ....  British West Indies (general region) (P)
Hierarchy of Anguilla (dependent state)  ........  Anguilla (dependent state)
 
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Anguilla (dependent state)  ............  Anguilla (dependent state) (P)

Place Types:
dependent state (preferred, C)  ............  became a separate dependency of Britain in 1971
primary political unit (C)
colony (C)

Related geographic places:
capital is ....  The Valley .......... (inhabited place)
..................  (World, North and Central America, Anguilla) [1016207]

Sources and Contributors:
AI..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Country Codes (1996) 11
AIA..........  [VP]
...........  ISO Handbook (1988) 775
Anguilla..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 493
.................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 26
.................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) 1:35
.................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
.................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-4
.................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 53
AV00..........  [VP]
...........  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
ISO660..........  [VP]
.................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 11
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Britannica Book of the Year (1992) 493
..................  Cambridge World Gazetteer (1990) 26
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 35
..................  ISO Country Codes (1996) 11
..................  ISO Handbook (1988) 775
..................  NIMA, GEOnet Names Server (1996-1998)
..................  NIMA, GNS ADM1 Codes (1999) accessed 01/20/99
..................  Times Concise Atlas of the World (1995) I-4
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 53
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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