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"Anguilla" is from the Latin word for "eel," probably due to its general shape
Location east of Puerto Rico
Total Area 35 sq mi
Population (July 2014 est)
Capital The Valley
Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
First Colonized by
English settlers from Saint Kitts in 1650
Flag blue, with the flag of the United Kingdom in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the Anguillan coat of arms centered in the outer half. The coat of arms depicts three dolphins in an interlocking circular design on a white background with a turquoise-blue field below; the white in the background represents peace; the blue base symbolizes the surrounding sea, as well as faith, youth, and hope; the three dolphins stand for endurance, unity, and strength.
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