Anguilla is an autonomous British overseas territory.
It covers an area of 91 square kilometers and is home to a population of 18,090 residents as of 2020. The official languages spoken are English and Creole.
Valley serves as the capital, and the territory boasts stunning sandy beaches composed of white coral sand.
In the past, the island’s name was sometimes transliterated into Russian as Angilla and Anguilla.
The largest and primary island is Anguilla, spanning an area of 91 square kilometers. The second-largest is Scrub Island, measuring 7.8 square kilometers and situated several hundred meters northeast of Anguilla. Dog Island, with an area of 2.2 square kilometers, is the third-largest and is positioned 13 kilometers northwest of the main island.
The farthest from the main island is Sombrero Island, covering 0.4 square kilometers and located 55 kilometers to the northwest. Additionally, the territory includes around 15 smaller islets, resulting in a total territory area of 102 square kilometers.
Several kilometers south of the main island lies the island of Saint Martin, which is divided between France and the Netherlands.