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The U.S. Virgin Islands is an organized and unincorporated island territory of the United States of America, located between the North Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.

Covering a total land area of 346.36 sq. km. As observed on the physical map of the US Virgin Islands above, the territory consists of three main islands: Saint Thomas, Saint John, Saint Croix, as well as several dozen smaller islands.

Most of the islands are volcanic in origin and as observed on the map, the islands of Saint Thomas and Saint John are quite hilly. Saint Croix is the largest of the US Virgin Islands and comparatively has a much flatter terrain.

The highest point is Crown Mountain on Saint Thomas at 1,555 ft. (474 m). The lowest point is at the sea level.

Scattered streams help to drain the islands, while white sand beaches and coral reefs are common.

Islands of US Virgin Islands Map

Islands of US Virgin Islands Map

There are no first-order administrative divisions of the US Virgin Islands as defined by the US Government, but there are 3 islands at the second order; Saint Croix, Saint John, Saint Thomas.

Where is US Virgin Islands?

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The U.S. Virgin Islands is an organized and unincorporated island territory of the United States of America. Geographically, a part of the archipelago of Virgin Islands, the island territory is situated in the Leeward islands of the Lesser Antilles chain in the north-eastern Caribbean Sea. The island territory is positioned both in the Northern and Western hemispheres of the Earth. The U.S. Virgin Islands are located in the east of Puerto Rico; in the southeast of Miami and in the west of British Virgin Islands. 

Regional Maps: Map of North America

Outline Map of US Virgin Islands

Blank outline map of U.S. Virgin Islands

The above blank map represents The U.S. Virgin Islands - an unincorporated island territory of The United States of America, located between the North Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. The above map can be downloaded, printed and used for geographical educational purposes. 

Outline Map of U.S. Virgin Islands

The above outline map represents The U.S. Virgin Islands - an unincorporated island territory of The United States of America, located between the North Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.

Key Facts

Legal Name Virgin Islands
Capital City Charlotte Amalie
18 21 N, 64 56 W
Independence none (territory of the US)

Geography

Total Area 1,910.00 km2
Land Area 346.00 km2
Water Area 1,564.00 km2
Total Border 0.0 km
Coastline 188.0 km
Climate Subtropical, tempered by easterly trade winds, relatively low humidity, little seasonal temperature variation; rainy season september to november
Coordinates 18 20 N, 64 50 W
Mean Elevation 0 m
Lowest Elevation 0 m
Caribbean Sea
Highest Elevation 474 m
Crown Mountain

Demographics

Population 106,631
Ethnic Groups black 76%, white 15.6%, Asian 1.4%, other 4.9%, mixed 2.1% (2010 est.)
Languages English 71.6%, Spanish or Spanish Creole 17.2%, French or French Creole 8.6%, other 2.5% (2010 est.)
Religions Protestant 59% (Baptist 42%, Episcopalian 17%), Roman Catholic 34%, other 7%

Economy

Currency US Dollar (USD)
GDP $3.86 Billion
GDP Per Capita $35,938.02
Exports Rum

This page was last updated on November 11, 2020

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