British Overseas Territory

Check out Fact City to discover hundreds of interesting and fun facts about the British overseas territories.

facts about the pitcairn islands
17 Nov

10 Perfect Facts about the Pitcairn Islands

The Pitcairn Islands may not be the most famous coastal landscapes in the world, but they are certainly among the most interesting. With a unique geography and a rich history, there is plenty to learn about this South Pacific destination! Here are some fun facts about the Pitcairn Islands you might not know about. 1. …
interesting facts about Montserrat
18 Mar

10 Magical Facts about Montserrat

Montserrat is a truly beautiful island you’ll find out in the West Indies, though the United Kingdom actually holds ownership of the state! This territory is an off-shore beauty that many people refer to as the Caribbean’s Emerald Isle. How much do you know about this gorgeous offshore paradise? Let’s take a look at some …
interesting facts about Anguilla
8 Jul

11 Astonishing Facts about Anguilla

It’s pronounced An-gwi-lla, and rhymes with godzilla! This paradise of fine white sandy beaches and warm clear aquamarine seas, looks like it belongs in the photoshopped pages of a travel magazine. It doesn’t get much more idyllic than this! Here are some fun facts about Anguilla. 1. It’s a nation of dolphins! Representing endurance, unity, …
interesting facts about Cayman Islands
20 Nov

19 Charming Facts About Cayman Islands

The Cayman Islands, located in the western Caribbean Sea, is a British Overseas Territory comprised of three islands: Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac, and Little Cayman. With a population of just over 65,000 people, the Cayman Islands is one of the smallest countries in the world. However, despite its size, the Cayman Islands is a major …
fun facts about turks and caicos
10 Nov

17 Tantalizing Facts About Turks and Caicos

The Turks and Caicos Islands are a tropical British Overseas Territory located in the Caribbean.Want to find out more trivia and increase your chances of being crowned the next pub quiz champion? Here’s 17 fun facts about Turks and Caicos Islands. 1. There are more uninhabited islands here than there are inhabited. Turks and Caicos …
British Empire Facts
2 Oct

24 Eye-opening Facts About The British Empire

British Empire, a comprehensive system of servitudes that over some three centuries was brought under the sovereignty of the crown of Great Britain. The policy of recognizing significant degrees of self-government by dependencies led to the development of the notion of a ‘British Commonwealth’ by the 20th century. Several British colonies that became independent joined …
interesting facts about Guernsey
1 Oct

18 Glorious Facts About Guernsey

Looking to increase your knowledge of the British Isles and better your chances of being crowned the next pub quiz champion? Start by learning these fun facts about Guernsey! 1. Where is Guernsey? Guernsey is located in the English Channel, just off the coast of Normandy, France. 2. There are no direct neighbors to Guernsey. Due …
interesting facts about BVI
24 Aug

19 Blissful Facts About British Virgin Islands

Want to learn a little more about the countries of the big wide world? Take a look at these fun facts about the British Virgin Islands! 1. How many islands are there? The British Virgin Islands (not to be confused with the US Virgin Islands) is a small archipelago of 4 main islands and many smaller …
interesting facts about the Falkland Islands
22 Aug

15 Fascinating Facts About The Falkland Islands

Looking to boost your knowledge of the big wide world? Make a start with these fun facts about the Falkland Islands! 1. The area is technically an archipelago. The Falkland Islands is an archipelago consisting of nearly 800 islands and happens to be a British overseas territory in the South Atlantic Ocean. 2. Many people …
View over Gibraltar to the Meditterean Sea
22 Aug

14 Genuine Facts About Gibraltar

Want to increase your knowledge of Gibraltar, the British Overseas Territory located on the Mediterranean coast of Spain? Sit back and enjoy these 14 fun facts about Gibraltar. 1. Where is Gibraltar? A limestone outcrop, Gibraltar is located on the southern end of the Iberian Peninsula, at the entrance of the Mediterranean. 2. Gibraltar is …
interesting facts about bermuda
21 Apr

17 Brilliant Facts About Bermuda

Looking to increase your knowledge of the world, and your chances of winning the next pub quiz? Start by swotting up on these fun facts about Bermuda! 1. Bermuda has British ties. Bermuda is a British Overseas Territory and archipelago in the North Atlantic Ocean. 2. It has lots of neighbors. Its nearest neighbors are …
Interesting facts about Grand Cayman
21 Oct

18 Golden Facts About George Town

Like to know a little more about the capital cities of the world? Take a look at these 18 fun facts about George Town! Geographical stats… George Town is the capital city of the Cayman Islands. It’s located on the island of Grand Cayman, the largest of the three islands. Wondering how to say the …