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British Virgin Islands Facts

British Virgin Islands's Information

Flag of British Virgin Islands
Land Area 151 km2
Total Area 151km2
Population 34,232 (#213)
Population Density 226.70/km2
Government Type Parliamentary Democracy (House Of Assembly); Self-governing Overseas Territory Of The UK
GDP (PPP) $500.00 Million
GDP Per Capita $42,300
Currency Dollar (USD)
  • Name: British Virgin Islands, (BVI) a British dependent territory, claimed in 1672
  • Capital City: Road Town (9,400 pop.)
  • British Virgin Islands Population: 31,912 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: United States Dollar
    (conversion rates)

    us dollar
    One US Dollar
  • Ethnicity: black 82%, white 6.8%, other 11.2% (includes Indian and mixed)
  • GDP total: $500 million (2012 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $42,300 (2012 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: English (official)
  • Largest City: Road Town
  • Name: Christopher Columbus named the islands "Santa Ursula y las Once Mil Vírgenes" after Saint Ursula and her 11,000 Virgins
  • National Day: July 1, Territory Day
  • Religion: 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%
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