Montserrat is a former crown colony, but now a British overseas territory.
GOVERNOR - Deborah Barnes - Jones
MOTTO - "Each Endeavouring, All Achieving"
SIZE / AREA: 39 Square Miles
MAJOR LANGUAGES: English
MAJOR RELIGIONS: Christianity
ETHNIC GROUPS: Black & White
GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT: $29 million (2002 est.)
JUDICIARY: Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (based in Saint Lucia) one judge precides over the High Court on the island.