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US Virgin Islands Facts

US Virgin Islands's Information

Flag of US Virgin Islands
Land Area 346 km2
Water Area 1,564 km2
Total Area 1,910km2
Population 102,951 (#193)
Population Density 297.55/km2
Government Type Presidential Democracy; A Self-governing Territory Of The US
GDP (PPP) $3.79 Billion
GDP Per Capita $36,100
Currency Dollar (USD)
Largest Cities
  • Name: U.S. Virgin Islands, an unincorporated territory of the USA, claimed in 1917
  • Capital City: Charlotte Amalie (18,914 pop.)
  • US Virgin Islands Population: 104,737 (2013 est.)
  • World Populations (all countries)
  • Currency: United States Dollar
    (conversion rates)

    us dollar
    One US Dollar
  • Ethnicity: black 76.2%, white 13.1%, Asian 1.1%, other 6.1%, mixed 3.5%
  • GDP total: $1.577 billion (2010 est.)
  • GDP per capita: $14,500 (2010 est.)
  • Land Sizes
  • Language: English 74.7%, Spanish or Spanish Creole 16.8%, French or French Creole 6.6%, other 1.9%
  • Largest Cities: (by population) Charlotte Amalie, Christiansted
  • Name: The Virgin Islands were named by Christopher Columbus in 1493 for Saint Ursula and her virgin followers...
  • National Day: March 31, Transfer Day
  • Religion: Baptist 42%, Roman Catholic 34%, Episcopalian 17%, other 7%
  • Symbols
This page was last updated on September 29, 2015.

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