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British Virgin Islands
Motto: "Vigilate" (Latin)
"Be Vigilant"
Anthem: "God Save the Queen"
Territorial song: "Oh, Beautiful Virgin Islands"
Location of  British Virgin Islands  (circled in red)
Location of  British Virgin Islands  (circled in red)
Location of British Virgin Islands
StatusBritish Overseas Territory
Capital
and largest city
Road Town
18°25.883′N64°37.383′W / 18.431383°N 64.623050°W / 18.431383; -64.623050
Official languagesEnglish
Ethnic groups
DemonymVirgin Islander
GovernmentParliamentarydependency under constitutional monarchy
• Monarch
Elizabeth II
Augustus Jaspert
V. Inez Archibald
• Premier
Orlando Smith
• Responsible Ministerb (UK)
Tariq Ahmad, Baron Ahmad of Wimbledon
LegislatureHouse of Assembly
Established as a dependency of the United Kingdom
• Separate
1960
• Autonomy
1967
Area
• Total
153 km2 (59 sq mi)
• Water (%)
1.6
Population
• 2010 census
28,054[1] (212th)
• Density
260/km2 (673.4/sq mi) (68th)
GDP (PPP)estimate
• Total
$853.4 million[2]
• Per capita
$43,366
CurrencyUnited States dollar (USD)
Time zoneAST(UTC-4)
Drives on theleft
Calling code+1-284
ISO 3166 codeVG
Internet TLD.vg
  1. Source for all ethnic groups including labels: 2010 Census of Population
  2. For the Overseas Territories.

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 20, 2018


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