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Anguilla

Basic Facts

  • Population: 15,000 (2017 estimate)
  • Land area: 96 km²
  • Exclusive economic zone: 92,178 km²

Listing as a Non-Self-Governing Territory

Anguilla has been on the United Nations list of Non-Self-Governing Territories since 1946, following the transmission of information on the Leeward Islands (which had included Anguilla) by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland under Article 73 e of the Charter of the United Nations.

  • See General Assembly resolution 66 (I) of 14 December 1946

Administering Power

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

United Nations-related action

The General Assembly adopts on an annual basis a resolution on Anguilla. Please visit the Documents page for past  General Assembly resolutions on Anguilla from 2008..

United Nations Secretariat annual working papers on Anguilla issued since 2008  are also available on the Documents page.

Links

Government of Anguilla

Foreign and Commonwealth Office of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

 

(Last updated: 15 May 2019)