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Facts about British Virgin Islands

Administrative divisions: none (overseas territory of the UK)
Area: total: 153 sq km land: 153 sq km water: 0 sq km note: comprised of 16 inhabited and more than 20 uninhabited islands; includes the islands of Tortola , Anegada , Virgin Gorda , Jost van Dyke
Background: First inhabited by Arawak and later by Carib Indians , the Virgin Islands were settled by the Dutch in 1648 and then annexed by the English in 1672. The islands were part of the British colony of the Leeward Islands from 1872-1960; they were granted autonomy in 1967. The economy is closely tied to the larger and more populous US Virgin Islands to the west; the US dollar is the legal currency.
Flag description: blue , with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the Virgin Islander coat of arms centered in the outer half of the flag; the coat of arms depicts a woman flanked on either side by a vertical column of six oil lamps above a scroll bearing the Latin word VIGILATE (Be Watchful)
Capital: name: Road Town geographic coordinates: 18 27 N , 64 37 W time difference: UTC-4 (1 hour ahead of Washington , DC during Standard Time)
Climate: subtropical; humid; temperatures moderated by trade winds
Currency code: US dollar (USD)
Ethnic groups: black 83.4% , white 7% , mixed 5.4% , Indian 3.4% , other 0.8% (1991 census)
Geographic coordinates: 18 30 N , 64 30 W
Geography note: strong ties to nearby US Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico
Government type: NA
Imports partners: Virgin Islands (US) , Puerto Rico , US (2006)
Internet country code: .vg
Land boundaries: 80 km
Neighbouring countries: 0 km
Languages: English (official)
Location: Caribbean , between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean , east of Puerto Rico
Map references: Central America and the Caribbean
National holiday: Territory Day , 1 July (1956)
Nationality: noun: British Virgin Islander(s) adjective: British Virgin Islander
Natural hazards: hurricanes and tropical storms (July to October)
Population: 24 ,041 (July 2008 est.)
Religions: Protestant 86% (Methodist 33% , Anglican 17% , Church of God 9% , Seventh-Day Adventist 6% , Baptist 4% , Jehovah's Witnesses 2% , other 15%) , Roman Catholic 10% , other 2% , none 2% (1991)
Terrain: coral islands relatively flat; volcanic islands steep , hilly
Unemployment rate: 3.6% (1997)

Capital of British Virgin Islands

Road Town (click to view Road Town map)

Places in British Virgin Islands

Browse the most comprehensive and up-to-date online directory of administrative regions and Street views in British Virgin Islands. Regions are sorted in alphabetical order from level 1 to level 2 and eventually up to level 3 regions.

Anderson city map
Belle Vue city map
Cane Garden Bay city map
Creek Village city map
Freshwater Pond city map
Great Carrot Bay city map
Great Mountain city map
Hannah city map
Kingstown city map
Leonards city map
Lettsome Settlement city map
Little Carrot Bay city map
Little Harbour city map
Long Swamp city map
Maya Cove city map
Road Town city map
Road Town city map
South Sound city map
Spanish Town city map
The Mill city map
The Settlement city map
Threllfall city map
Wesley Will city map

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Road Town, the capital city of British Virgin Islands.

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