Anguilla is a British Overseas Territory located in the Caribbean Sea. It is bordered by Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands on the east, and Saint Martin on the north. It lies on the most northerly of the Leeward Islands in the Lesser Antilles. The Valley is the capital and largest city of Anguilla. The major urban areas in Anguilla include South Hill, North Side, Stoney Ground, The Quarter, Island Harbour, George Hill, Blowing Point, etc. The official language of Anguilla is English.
Anguilla is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like Anguilla’s Moonsplash, Anguilla’s Festival Del Mar, Anguilla Regatta, Anguilla Culinary Experience, Anguilla Day, Anguilla Summer Festival, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.
Anguilla introduced a new four-digit postal code to cover the whole country on 9 October 2007 which has a single postal region. There is only one post office operating in Anguilla. At first, there was so much controversy over the places which were registered under the postal code office, but then slowly every region in Anguilla got its identity. The single postal code helps to identify various locations within its territory.
Anguilla has a total land area of 91 km2, which comes to around a total of 35 mi2. The names of small islands in Anguilla are Anguillita, Blowing Rock, Dog Island, Little Scrub Island, Prickly Pear Cays, Scrub Island, Seal Island, Sombrero, Sandy Island, Scilly Cay, etc.
Anguilla has a total water area of 10 %. There are no lakes or dams in Anguilla. Surface water is playing a significant role and helps in mobilizing 55% of surface waters. The major sources of water include groundwater, rainwater, snow, wells, wetlands, desalination, etc.
There are four mountains in Anguilla. The highest peak and most prominent is Crocus Hill which is about 75 meters (248 Feet) in Anguilla. The other prominent mountains are North Hill, Buntin Hill, Flat Cap, etc.
|Region||Sub Region||Location||Postal Code|
Blowing Point , East End Village , George Hill , Island Harbour ,
North Hill , North Side , Sandy Ground , Sandy Hill , South Hill ,
Stoney Ground , The Farrington , The Quarter , The Valley , West End Village
|Postcode type and position||
6 alphanumeric characters below
the name of the locality,
with a dash before the numeric part.
Ms Laureen Conor
P.O. Box 60
X -- (First digit) ---> represents the Postal Region.
XX-- (Last two digit) --->represent the post office or delivery area.
Each administrative division maintains its postal code for mail delivery purposes. Having the correct code is essential to your mail delivery. The official name of the Anguilla postal service is named Anguilla Post Office. It introduced a new postal code on 9 October 2007. There is only one postal region or zone in Anguilla. The total number of post offices in Anguilla is one and one postal code is AL2640.
Anguilla uses 4 digit numeric code system used in 2007 in system uses which the first two digits and the last two digits have different indications which are shown below;
Ms Laureen Conor (addressee)
P.O. Box 60 (P.O. Box)
The Valley (locality)
ANGUILLA, BWI (country)