Where is U.S. Virgin Islands?

Located in the Caribbean, U.S. Virgin Islands is an island nation. It has a 188.00 km coastline. The country is not currently involved in any territory disputes.

U.S. Virgin Islands is a North American country covering 1,910.00 km2 of which 81.88% is water and 346.00 km2 is land. and about the same size as Rhode Island. Its geographic coordinates are 18 20 N, 64 50 W and Charlotte Amalie is the capital city.

It was given its name by Christopher Columbus.

Its ISO code is VI.

Geography

U.S. Virgin Islands has a mean elevation of 0 m above sea level.

The climate is tropical with a hot and rainy season from November to April and a cool, dry season from May to October. Its terrain is mostly hilly and rugged with mountains.

Population

U.S. Virgin Islands has a population of 102,951 making it the 193rd largest in the world. The population mostly lives in and around Charlotte Amalie and Christiansted.

English, Spanish, and French are all widely spoken. The most common ethnic groups reported are black, followed by white and asian. The majority of the population identifies as Protestant Christian or Roman Catholic.

The dialing code for the country is -339.

Government

It is a territory of the United States. The Virgin Islands do not have a specific document named as their constitution.

Economy

Factoring in Purchasing Power Parity, U.S. Virgin Islands's GDP is $3,792,000,000.00 (USD) with $36,100.00 (USD) per capita. This makes it the 177th largest economy and its citizens the 50th richest in the world. The currency of U.S. Virgin Islands is the Dollar (USD).

Its major imports include foodstuffs, consumer goods, and building materials.

This page was last modified on December 15th, 2017