Overview of Montserrat

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Montserrat is a British overseas territory located in the Leeward Islands, part of the chain of islands called the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean Sea.

Capital: Plymouth

Official language: English

Ethnic groups: West African, Mulatto Creoles, British, Irish

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Government: British Overseas Territory
- Queen Elizabeth II
- Governor Peter Andrew Waterworth
- Chief Minister Reuben Meade

British overseas territory
- British control established 1632

Area
- Total 102 km2 (219th)
- Water (%) negligible

Population
- July 2006 estimate 4,655 (218th)

Currency: East Caribbean dollar (XCD)

Time zone: (UTC-4)

Internet TLD: .ms

Calling code: +1-664