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Virgin Islands of the United States
Motto(s): 
"United in Pride and Hope"
Anthem: "Virgin Islands March"
Location of the United States Virgin Islands
Location of the United States Virgin Islands
Sovereign stateUnited States
Before purchaseDanish West Indies
Transfer from DenmarkMarch 31, 1917
Capital
and largest city
Charlotte Amalie
18°21′N64°56′W / 18.350°N 64.933°W / 18.350; -64.933
Official languagesEnglish
Recognised regional languagesVirgin Islands Creole English
Ethnic groups
(2010)
76.0% Black
15.7% White
2.1% Multiracial
1.4% Asian
4.9% other
Demonym(s)Virgin Islander
GovernmentDevolvedpresidentialconstitutionaldependency
Donald Trump (R)
Albert Bryan (D)
Tregenza Roach (D)
LegislatureLegislature of the Virgin Islands
United States Congress
Stacey Plaskett (D)
Area
• Total
346.4 km2 (133.7 sq mi) (168th)
• Water (%)
negligible
Highest elevation
1,555 ft (474 m)
Population
• 2010 census
106,405[1] (197th)
• Density
297/km2 (769.2/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2015 estimate
• Total
$4.58 billion
• Per capita
$36,350[2]
HDI (2008)Increase 0.894
very high · 59th
CurrencyUnited States dollar (US$) (USD)
Time zoneUTC-4:00 (AST)
Date formatmm/dd/yyyy
Driving sideleft
Calling code+1-340
USPS abbreviation
VI
Trad. abbreviation
U.S.V.I.
ISO 3166 code
Internet TLD.vi

Source: CIA World Factbook
This page was last updated on November 27, 2020


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