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Anguilla

(ăng-gwĭl`ə), island and British dependency (2015 est. pop. 15,000) 35 sq mi (91 sq km), West Indies, northernmost of the Leeward IslandsLeeward Islands
, northern group of the Lesser Antilles in the West Indies, extending SE from Puerto Rico to the Windward Islands. The principal islands are the American Virgin Islands; the French island and overseas dept.
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. The capital is the town of The ValleyValley, The,
town (2001 pop. 1,169), capital of the British dependency of Anguilla, in the West Indies. Located in the approximate center of the island, it is Anguilla's main town and its administrative center. Tourism is an economic mainstay.
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. The population, which is mainly of African descent, speaks English, the official language. Most Anguillans belong to Anglican, Methodist, or other Protestant churches. Fishing (mainly lobsters), stock raising, and salt mining are the mainstays of the economy, with tourism and offshore banking increasingly important.

In 1967 the British possessions of Anguilla, St. Kitts, and Nevis were united in the self-governing state of St. Kitts–Nevis–Anguilla, associated with Great Britain. Anguillans, claiming political and economic discrimination, mostly rejected inclusion in the state, and the island seceded. In 1969 British forces invaded and occupied Anguilla for six months, and in 1971 Anguilla returned to British colonial rule, although not until 1980 was it officially separated from St. Kitts and NevisSaint Kitts and Nevis
or Saint Kitts–Nevis
, officially Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, island nation (2015 est. pop. 52,000), 120 sq mi (311 sq km), West Indies, in the Leeward Islands.
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. The constitution of 1982, amended in 1990, gives Anguilla significant control over its internal affairs. Anguilla suffered significant damage from Hurricane Irma in 2017.

Anguilla

an island in the Caribbean, in the Leeward Islands: part of the British associated state of St Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla from 1967 until 1980, when it reverted to the status of a British dependency and is now a UK Overseas Territory. Pop.: 12 000 (2003 est.). Area: 90 sq. km (35 sq. miles)
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Human translation: "De acuerdo, el proximo plateo es anguila cara mono de Port Baker"
Tambien en especies de anguilas proveniente del mar del norte (Zoarces viviparus) y de la region polar (Pachycara brachycephalum) se observo que los parametros indicadores de dano oxidativo (proteinas carboniladas, y productos reactivos del acido barbiturico (TBARS) se encontraron mas elevados durante muy bajas temperaturas (Heise et al.
En cuanto a la fauna ictica, se estima que concurren mas de mil especies de peces, destacandose los grandes bagres, la anguila electrica, las rayas de agua dulce y las piranas.
Las 10 tasas (por 100 000 habitantes) de homicidios mas altas en la region de las Americas, 2007 y 2008 Pais Region Tasa Ano Honduras America Central 60,9 2008 Jamaica Caribe 59,5 2008 Venezuela America del Sur 52,0 2008 El Salvador America Central 51,8 2008 Guatemala America Central 45,2 2006 Trinidad y Tabago Caribe 39,7 2008 Colombia America del Sur 38,8 2007 Saint Kitts y Nevis Caribe 35,2 2008 Belice America Central 34,3 2008 Anguila Caribe 27,6 2007 Fuente: elaboracion de los autores, con base en la referencia seis.
Heavy metals in fish (Solea vulgaris, Anguila anguila and Liza aurata) from salt marshes on the southern Atlantic coast of Spain.
Nombre comun: briola, chillona, anguila, pez jabon, jabonero.
Situated close to Cala Anguila beach and the marina of Porto Cristo, Cala Magrana III, another Mallorcan development, comprises 20 two-bedroom apartments with a communal garden and swimming pool.