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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: "God Save the Queen"
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 ([1])
DemonymMontserratian
GovernmentParliamentarydependency under constitutional monarchy
 - MonarchElizabeth II
 - GovernorAdrian Davis
 - PremierDonaldson Romeo
 - Responsible Ministerb (UK)James DuddridgeMP
LegislatureLegislative Council
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
 - Total$43.500 million (not ranked)
 - Per capita$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 June 30, 2015


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