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Virgin Islands of the United States
FlagCoat of arms
Motto: "United in Pride and Hope"
Anthem: "Virgin Islands March"
Location of  United States Virgin Islands  (circled in red)in the Caribbean  (light yellow)
Location of  United States Virgin Islands  (circled in red)

in the Caribbean  (light yellow)

StatusUnincorporated and organized territory
Capital
and largest city
Charlotte Amalie
18°21′N64°56′W / 18.350°N 64.933°W / 18.350; -64.933
Official languagesEnglish
Common languages
  • 71.6% English, English creole
  • 17.2% Spanish
  • 8.6% French, French creole
  • 2.5% Other
[citation needed]
Ethnic groups
DemonymVirgin Islander
Sovereign state United States
GovernmentTerritorialpresidentialconstitutional republic
 • President of the United StatesBarack Obama (D)
 • GovernorKenneth Mapp (I)
 • Lieutenant GovernorOsbert Potter (I)
 • DelegateStacey Plaskett (D)
LegislatureLegislature of the Virgin Islands
Unincorporated and organized territory of the United States
 • Treaty of the Danish West IndiesMarch 31, 1917 
 • Revised Organic ActJuly 22, 1954 
Area
 • Total346.36 km2 (202nd)
133.73 sq mi
 • Water (%)negligible
Population
 • 2007 estimate114,743
 • 2010 census106,405
 • Density69/km2 (n/a)
100/sq mi
GDP (PPP)2007 estimate
 • Total$4.580 billion (n/a)
 • Per capita$40,124 (n/a)
HDI (2008)Increase 0.894
very high ·59th
CurrencyUnited States dollar (USD)
Time zoneAST(UTC−4)
 • Summer (DST)none (UTC−4)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+1-340
ISO 3166 codeVI
Internet TLD
Website
www.vi.gov or www.gov.vi

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of October 9, 2016


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