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Cayman Islands (United Kingdom)     [109]
(Dependent Territory of the United Kingdom)
LAND AREA: 259 sq. km
NUMBER OF ISLANDS BY SIZE (sq. km):
>17,000 >10,000 >1,000 >100 >10 >1 <1 Unknown TOTAL
0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3
DEMOGRAPHY
  POPULATION: 32000 (1996)
  DENSITY: 124 persons/sq. km    GROWTH RATE: 0%/year
ECONOMY
  Income/Capita: $0
ENVIRONMENT (see also individual islands)
SPECIES OF CONSERVATION INTEREST:
Plants: 21 endemic taxa Invertebrates: 48 land snails, 30 endemic Reptiles/amphibians: 19 endemic taxa Birds: 181 species, 1 endemic species (extinct) and 16 endemic subspecies Mammals: 8 bats
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
INSTITUTIONS
GOVERNMENT ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:
Natural Resources Laboratory, Cayman Islands Government, P.O. Box 486, Grand Cayman, British West Indies
ENVIRONMENTAL LEGISLATION:

ENVIRONMENT/SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT ORGANIZATIONS:

REFERENCES:

Last updated 01/02/98


Islands of Cayman Islands (United Kingdom)
Cayman Brac (United Kingdom - Cayman Islands)
Grand Cayman (United Kingdom - Cayman Islands)
Little Cayman (United Kingdom - Cayman Islands)


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