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Capital: The Valley
Climate: Anguilla is a dry island with an average annual rainfall of 35 inches and average monthly temperature of 80ºF. The island is continually cooled by prevailing trade winds, with little change of temperature in the summer.
Weather forecast for Anguilla.
Currency: The official currency is the Eastern Caribbean dollar. US Dollar, travelers checks and credit cards widely accepted.
Electricity: 110 volt/60 cycle, suitable for North American appliances.
Official Language: English.
Political Status: British Dependent Territory.
Population: 15,094 (July 2011 est.)
Time: Eastern Standard Time from October to April, i.e. same time zone as the US East
coast. Daylight Savings Time April through October.