U.S. Virgin Islands

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About Country

Capital
Charlotte Amalie
Population
Approximately 104,000 (2021 estimate)
Population Density
298 people per square kilometer (est. 2020)
GDP
$3.8 billion (est. 2019)
Language
English is the official language, with Virgin Islands Creole also widely spoken
Currency
U.S. dollar (USD)
National Dish
There is no official national dish, but some popular dishes include fungi and fish, saltfish and dumplings, and callaloo soup
Religion
Christianity is the predominant religion in the U.S. Virgin Islands, with significant minorities practicing other religions
Climate
The U.S. Virgin Islands has a tropical climate with high humidity and hurricane seasons
Main Industries
Tourism, manufacturing, and financial services
Level of Development
The U.S. Virgin Islands is considered a developed territory of the United States with a human development index (HDI) ranking of N/A
Area
Approximately 347 square kilometers

Explore the captivating U.S. Virgin Islands 🇻🇮, a Caribbean gem with beautiful beaches 🏖️, exciting outdoor adventures 🚵, and a rich, vibrant culture 🎶. Delight in the perfect blend of relaxation and excitement in this tropical paradise!

The U.S. Virgin Islands is an unincorporated territory of the United States located in the Caribbean Sea. It consists of three main islands: St. Croix, St. John, and St. Thomas, as well as several smaller islands.

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  • Crystal clear water and sailboats next to some mountains in the US Vergin Islands
  • Custom House Street, Frederiksted, U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Kronprindsens Gade, Charlotte Amalie, St Thomas 00802, USVI, U.S. Virgin Islands
  • St Thomas, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands (1)
  • St Thomas, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
  • St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, USA (1)
  • St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, USA
  • U.S. Virgin Islands (1)
  • U.S. Virgin Islands (2)
  • U.S. Virgin Islands Royal
  • U.S. Virgin Islands

Main Attractions

Some of the main tourist attractions in the U.S. Virgin Islands include:

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    Magens Bay Beach: a beautiful white sand beach located on the island of St. Thomas, known for its calm waters and stunning views.

  • 2

    Buck Island Reef National Monument: a protected area located off the coast of St. Croix, known for its diverse marine life and excellent snorkeling opportunities.

  • 3

    Blackbeard's Castle: a historic site located in Charlotte Amalie on St. Thomas, known for its stunning views and connections to pirate history.

  • 4

    Christiansted National Historic Site: a collection of historic buildings and sites located in the town of Christiansted on St. Croix, showcasing the island's colonial past.

  • 5

    Coral World Ocean Park: an aquarium and marine park located on the island of St. Thomas, featuring interactive exhibits and experiences with sea creatures.

  • 6

    Trunk Bay Beach: a picturesque beach located on the island of St. John, known for its clear waters and coral reef.

  • 7

    Estate Whim Plantation Museum: a historic sugar plantation located on the island of St. Croix, offering a glimpse into the island's colonial past and the lives of enslaved people who worked there.

  • 8

    Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve: a protected area on the island of St. Croix, featuring mangrove forests, coral reefs, and historical sites.

  • 9

    Frederiksted Pier: a popular spot for diving and snorkeling located on the island of St. Croix, known for its abundance of sea life and coral formations.

  • 10

    Hassel Island: a small island located in Charlotte Amalie harbor on St. Thomas, known for its historic ruins and scenic hiking trails.

These are just a few examples of the many attractions that the U.S. Virgin Islands has to offer. The territory is also known for its friendly people, diverse culture, and unique cuisine influenced by African, European, and Caribbean traditions.

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