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Montserrat
Motto: "A people of excellence, moulded by nature, nurtured by God"
Anthem: 
Location of  Montserrat  (circled in red)
Location of  Montserrat  (circled in red)
Topographic map of Montserrat showing the "exclusion zone" due to volcanic activity, and the new airport in the north. The roads and settlements in the exclusion zone have mostly been destroyed.
Topographic map of Montserrat showing the "exclusion zone" due to volcanic activity, and the new airport in the north. The roads and settlements in the exclusion zone have mostly been destroyed.
StatusBritish Overseas Territory
Capital
Largest cityBrades
Official languagesEnglish
Ethnic groups
DemonymMontserratian
GovernmentParliamentarydependency under constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Elizabeth Carriere
• Premier
Donaldson Romeo
• Responsible Ministerb (UK)
Baroness Anelay of St Johns
LegislatureLegislative Assembly
Establishment
• English control established
1632
Area
• Total
102 km2 (39 sq mi) (219th)
• Water (%)
negligible
Population
• 2012 estimate
4,900 (233rd)
• Density
44/km2 (114.0/sq mi) (153rd)
GDP (PPP)2014 estimate
• Total
US$63 million[1] (not ranked)
• Per capita
US$12,384 (not ranked)
CurrencyEast Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Time zone(UTC−4)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+1 664
ISO 3166 codeMS
Internet TLD.ms
  1. Abandoned in 1997, following a volcanic eruption. Government buildings are in Brades, making it the de facto capital.
  2. For the Overseas Territories.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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