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Area: 96 sq km (37 sq miles)
Population: 16,086 (2014 est.)
Capital City: The Valley
Last Election: 23 Apr 2015
Next Election: Apr 2020
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Key Country Facts
Government Type A parliamentary representative democratic dependency
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Independence None (overseas territory of the UK)
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Constitution Anguilla Constitutional Order 1 April 1982; amended 1990 | Learn more »
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Legal system Based on English common law
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Suffrage 18 years of age; universal
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Executive Branch

Head of State: Queen ELIZABETH II (since 6 February 1952); represented by Governor Tim FOY (since 21 August 2017) | Learn more »

Head of Government: Chief Minister Victor F. BANKS (since 23 April 2015) | Learn more »

Cabinet: Executive Council appointed by the governor from among the elected members of the House of Assembly | Learn more »

Elections: the monarchy is hereditary; governor appointed by the monarch; following legislative elections, the leader of the majority party or the leader of the majority coalition usually appointed Chief Minister by the Governor

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Legislative Branch

Unicameral House of Assembly (11 seats; 7 members elected by direct popular vote, 2 ex officio members, and 2 appointed; members serve five-year terms)

Elections: last held on 23 April 2015 (next to be held on April 2020) | Learn more »

Election results: percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - AUF 6, IND 1

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Judicial Branch High Court (judge provided by Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court)
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 Inaugural Addresses by the Governor
 Anguilla Timeline Learn more
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Timeline of political events in Anguilla
 
Media & Links
MEDIA TITLE TYPE NOTES
Caribbean Cable Communications Television Multichannel provider
Radio Anguilla Radio Government-owned station
Heart Beat Radio Radio Commercial station
Kool FM Radio Commercial station
The Anguillian Press Weekly newspaper
The Light Press Weekly newspaper
Caribbean News Agency News Agency Public-private agency in English-speaking Caribbean
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