Montserrat BASIC INFOMATION
|LOCAL TIME||YOUR TIME|
|LOCAL TIME ZONE||TIMEZONE DIFFERENCE|
|UTC/GMT -4 HOURS|
|latitude / longitude|
|16°44'58 / 62°11'33|
|MS / MSR|
TYPE A NORTH AMERICAN JAPANESE 2-BLADE|
TYPE B AMERICAN 3-PIN
|Montserrat banks list|
Montserrat (English: Montserrat) Island, a British Overseas Territory, is a volcanic island located in the south of the Middle Leeward Islands in the West Indies. It was named by Columbus in 1493 after the mountain of the same name in Spain. The island is 18 kilometers long and 11 kilometers wide. There are three main volcanoes on the island with an annual rainfall of 1525 mm. Monserrate was originally rich in island cotton, bananas, sugar and vegetables. Because of the volcanic eruption that began on July 18, 1995, many parts of the island were destroyed and two-thirds of the population fled to foreign countries. The volcanic eruption continued, making many places on the island uninhabitable.
Montserrat or Montserrat (English Montserrat) is an island in the Caribbean Sea, the mountain of the same name in Spain by Columbus in 1493 name.
On July 18, 1995, the capital of Montserrat was moved from leveled Plymouth to Brades due to a volcanic eruption that razed Plymouth to the ground
Mainly tourism, service industry and agriculture. The communications and financial industries have developed rapidly and are gradually becoming one of the main sources of government revenue. In order to achieve the goal of self-sufficiency in agricultural products, the government has made agriculture one of its development priorities and formulated a series of development plans. At the same time, vigorously develop light industry and reduce the economy's dependence on tourism and agriculture.
Officials in the United Kingdom and Montserrat reached an agreement on the draft Country Policy Plan, and by April 1998, the 59 million pounds (approximately 7,500 Ten thousand dollars) for emergency, evacuation or development expenditures, including 2400 pounds per adult, 600 pounds per child, and transportation costs to the UK or other Caribbean islands. In January 1999, the British government decided that in the next three-year plan, the government would allocate 75 million pounds (approximately US$125 million).
Tourism is an important sector of the economy. Tourists are mainly from North America. In January 1994, the government announced a five-year tourism plan. In 1996, the total number of tourists was 14,441, of which 8,703 were overnight tourists, 4,394 were cruise tourists, and 1,344 were short-term tourists. Tourist spending was 3.1 million US dollars. In 2000, there were 10,337 overnight tourists.