Montserrat's flag is a blue ensign, which is a flag with the Union Jack in the canton defaced with the territory's coat of arms. It was adopted after the dissolution of the British Leeward Islands in 1960, and it has been Montserrat's flag since the territory was granted self-government that year. The current flag shows an expanded version of the coat of arms with a white trim around it.
Montserrat's flag is comparable to the flags of eight other British Overseas Territories, which are likewise blue ensigns with the territories' coats of arms. This style is common in British overseas territories. The blue ensign denotes the territory's relationship to the British Crown, but the coat of arms depicts its unique identity and history.
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Montserrat is a small island country located in the Caribbean Sea, about 102 kilometers (39 miles) southwest of Antigua and Barbuda. It is a British Overseas Territory with a population of about 5,000 people. The capital of Montserrat is Plymouth, which is also the largest city in the country.
Montserrat has a tropical climate and is known for its beautiful beaches, lush vegetation, and rich cultural heritage. The island was originally inhabited by the indigenous Arawak and Carib peoples and was later colonized by the British in the 17th century. Today, Montserrat is a parliamentary democracy with a governor as its head of state and a chief minister as its head of government.
The economy of Montserrat is largely based on tourism, with a number of resorts and hotels catering to visitors. The island is also home to a number of small-scale industries, including agriculture and light manufacturing. Montserrat has a mixed economy and is heavily dependent on financial assistance from the UK.
The official language of Montserrat is English, although a local Creole language is also widely spoken. The population of Montserrat is predominantly Christian, with a mix of Protestant and Roman Catholic denominations. Montserrat has a rich cultural heritage, with a mix of African, British, and other influences. The island is known for its music, particularly its calypso and reggae traditions.
|Country codes||MS, MSR (ISO 3166-1)|
|Time zone||UTC-4:00 (AST)|
|Member of||Caribbean Community|
|Population density||50 per Km2 (129 people per mi2)|
|Urban Population||9.6 % of the population is urban (478 people in 2020)|
|Total area||The total land area is 102 km2 (39 sq mi)|
|Highest point||Chances Peak (915 m, 3 002 ft)|
|Lowest point||Caribbean Sea|
|GDP per capita||$ / (World Bank, 2021)|
|Currency||Eastern Caribbean dollar ($, XCD)|
|Internet TLD||.ms (click here to find and register domain name)|
|Country Wikipedia Page||Montserrat Wikipedia Page|
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