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|Saint Christopher, Nevis and Anguilla|
God Save the Queen (royal)
O Land of Beauty! (St Christopher / Nevis)
God Bless Anguilla (Anguilla)
Location of Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla
among the Leeward Islands.
The Valley (Anguilla)
|•||1958–1966 (first)||Henry A. C. Howard|
|•||1981–1983 (last)||Clement A. Arrindell|
|•||Established||3 January 1958|
|•||Disestablished||19 September 1983|
|Area||351 km² (136 sq mi)|
|Currency||East Caribbean dollar (
Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla was a Crown colony (and, later, a Dependent Territory) of the United Kingdom located in the Caribbean Sea. In 1958, it became a province of the West Indies Federation. When the regional federation of British islands collapsed in 1962, Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla became involved in several attempts by movements towards another union in the Caribbean region.
In 1967, the territory of Saint Christopher-Nevis-Anguilla was granted full internal autonomy. In 1971, the island of Anguilla rigorously sought and achieved separation; in 1980, the separation from the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis was formally accepted. The remaining state became the dominion of Saint Kitts and Nevis in 1983, while Anguilla remains a British Overseas Territory.
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