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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)
  • Bird: Mourning Dove
  • Coat of Arms: British Virgin Islands

    British Virgin Islands coat of arms

  • The coat of arms of the British Virgin Islands features Saint Ursula surrounded by twelve lamps, which are symbolic of the 11,000 virgins.

    Underneath is a scroll adorned with the latin word Vigilate, which means "Be Watchful."
  • Flag of British Virgin Islands
  • Flower: Oleander
  • Motto: "Vigilate" "Be Watchful"

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