The U. It was formerly known as the Danish West Indies. Together with the British Virgin Islandsto the northeast, the territory forms the Virgin Islands archipelago.
No passport is required for Americans visiting this Caribbean paradise comprised of three main islands—St. Croix, St. John, and St.
The U. Virgin Islands has all the beauty of the Caribbean with all of the conveniences of the US. The USVI are known for their white sand beaches, strategic harbors and rum production. English is the official language.
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The three islands that make up the U. Thomas, St. John, and St.
The U. Virgin Islands are organised under the Revised Organic Act of the Virgin Islands and have since held five constitutional conventions. In the population was ,  with current estimates putting the population atJulymost of whom are of Afro-Caribbean descent.
Croix being a displaced part of the same geologic structure. Politically, the British Virgin Islands have been governed as the western island group of the Leeward Islandswhich are the northern part of the Lesser Antillesand form the border between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. The islands fall into three different political jurisdictions :.
This Full day tour brings you to the best of the best in the British Virgin Islands. Start your day with a boat ride from St Thomas and St John. During the trip, enjoy a continental breakfast.
Virgin Islandsgroup of about 90 small islands, islets, cays, and rocks in the West Indiessituated some 40 to 50 miles 64 to 80 kilometres east of Puerto Rico. The islands extend from west to east for about 60 miles and are located west of the Anegada Passagea major channel connecting the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Their combined land area is about square miles square kilometres.