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Montserrat
Blue field with Union Jack in the top left corner and coat of arms in the field.
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: "A people of excellence, moulded by nature, nurtured by God"
Anthem: 
Location of  Montserrat  (circled in red)in the Caribbean  (light yellow)
Location of  Montserrat  (circled in red)

in the Caribbean  (light yellow)

StatusBritish Overseas Territory
Capital
Largest cityBrades
Official languagesEnglish
Ethnic groups
DemonymMontserratian
GovernmentParliamentarydependency under constitutional monarchy
 • MonarchElizabeth II
 • GovernorElizabeth Carriere
 • PremierDonaldson Romeo
 • Responsible Ministerb (UK)Baroness Anelay of St John's
LegislatureLegislative Assembly
Establishment
 • English control established1632 
Area
 • Total102 km2 (219th)
39 sq mi
 • Water (%)negligible
Population
 • 2012 estimate4,900 (233rd)
 • Density44/km2 (153rd)
114/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2006 estimate
 • TotalUS$43.500 million (not ranked)
 • Per capitaUS$8,500 (not ranked)
CurrencyEast Caribbean dollar (XCD)
Time zone(UTC−4)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+1 664
ISO 3166 codeMS
Internet TLD.ms
a.Abandoned in 1997, following a volcanic eruption. Government buildings are in Brades, making it the de facto capital.
b.For the Overseas Territories.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of October 9, 2016


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