Continent- North America

Region – Caribbean

Size – 102km2

Geography – Comprises of volcanic islands, mostly mountainous; has two islets: Little Redonda and Virgin, have smooth sandy beaches

Language- English

Religion- 93.51% Christianity, 4.31% Agnostic, 1.45% Baha’i, 0.47% Atheist, 0.15% Spiritist, 0.10% other religions

Monetary Unit- East Caribbean dollar (XCD)

Natural Resources- Forests, equitable climate

Agriculture- Cabbages, carrots, cucumbers, onions, peppers, tomatoes, livestock products

Industry- Tourism, textiles, rum, electronic appliances

Neighboring Countries – None (island territory)

Population – 4900 (2012 estimate)

Population Growth Rate- 0.48%

Average Life Expectancy – 74.14 years

Capital City – Plymouth (de jure), Brades (de facto), Little Bay (future, under construction)

Highest Mountain – Soufrière Hills (highest point: Chances Peak, 915 m)

Yearly Rainfall – 1448 mm (average)

Plant Life – 132 species of tree including endangered Montserrat orchid

Animal Life- Lizards, toads, lesser antillean whistling frog, giant ditch Frog, geckos, iguanas, worm snake, antilles racer snake, red-footed tortoise, bats

Bird Life – Around 117 species of birds including Montserrat oriole, grebes, tropicbirds, frigatebirds, gannets, pelicans, herons, egrets, boobies, flycatchers, bananaquit, grassquit, plovers, bullfinch, sandpipers, gulls, doves, cuckoo, hummingbirds, kingfisher, thrasher, martins, thrush, warblers

Aquatic Life- Hawksbill turtles, blennie, golden tail eel, spotted snake eel, sharp tail eel, puffer fish, squid, sea turtles, flying gurnard, sea horse, southern stingray, squid, angelfish, peacock flounder, dolphins, eagle rays, nurse sharks, pipefish

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