Montserrat

Montserrat Overview

Montserrat is one of the Leeward Islands in the West Indies. It is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom. It lies about 250 miles southeast of Puerto Rico. Montserrat has an area of 39 square miles. Montserrat has three groups of mountains. The highest group is the Soufriere Hills, which rise to about 3,000 feet in the southern part of the island.

Truly unique to Montserrat is an active volcano the Soufrière Hills Volcano. Visit the Montserrat Volcano Observatory and learn about it, its history and its future. See the awesome legacy of this force of nature from safe vantage points.

CLIMATE

Montserrat has a subtropical climate, with little climatic variation throughout the year. The heaviest rainfall occurs between July and November.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

CAPITAL: Plymouth
POPULATION: 5,079
LANGUAGE: English
CURRENCY: East Caribbean Dollar
ELECTRIC CURRENT: 230V, 60Hz. To power any electrical item an international adapter or a two pin plug is required.
COUNTRY CODE: MS
COUNTRY DIALLING CODE: +664
TIME ZONE: GMT/UTC -4