Top Ten Anguillan Attractions

Top Ten Anguillan Attractions

       Anguilla is a British overseas territory and overseas territory of the European Union in the Caribbean. It is one of the most northerly of the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles, lying east of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and directly north of Saint Martin. The territory consists of the main island of Anguilla itself, approximately 26 km (16 mi) long by 5 km (3.1 mi) wide at its widest point, together with a number of much smaller islands and cays with no permanent population. The island’s capital is The Valley. The total land area of the territory is 91 square km (35 square mi), with a population of approximately 13,500 (2006). Anguilla has become a popular tax haven, having no capital gains, estate, profit or other forms of direct taxation on either individuals or corporations.

  1. The Valley

           The Valley is the capital of Anguilla and the main “town” on the island. As of 2001, it has a population of 1,169.
    Links: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Valley,_Anguilla,
  2. Sandy Ground

           The village of Sandy Ground is Anguilla’s main port/harbor. The long curved beach is backed by high cliffs and a salt pond. According to the 2001 census Sandy Ground has a population of 274.
    Links: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandy_Ground,_Anguilla,
  3. Links: Top Ten Islands, Top Ten North American Islands, Top 100 Beaches, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anguilla,