Anguilla is a British Overseas Territory located in the Caribbean. It consists of the main island of Anguilla and several other smaller islands. The island is generally low-lying and made up of limestone and coral. Anguilla lies north of the Leeward Islands and is part of the Lesser Antilles. It’s situated east of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, as well as north of Saint Martin, separated by the Anguilla Channel. The Valley is the capital of Anguilla and is the main town of the island. At 73 meters (240 ft), Crocus Hill is Anguilla’s highest peak is situated near The Valley.
Anguilla Satellite Map
Altogether, Anguilla occupies a total area of 91 square kilometers (36 sq mi). In comparison, it’s slightly larger than Saint Martin but smaller than Montserrat. Its size is approximately 26 kilometers (16 miles) long by 5 kilometers (3 miles) wide. Anguilla contains several smaller islands. For example, Scrub Island and Little Scrub Island are to the northeast of the main island known for their resort and marina. Whereas to the southwest, Anguillita Island is a small rocky, uninhabited island. Sandy Island is situated to the northwest. Additionally, it includes Prickly Pear Cays, Dog Island, and Seal Island further to the northwest.