British Virgin Islands

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The country of British Virgin Islands

Continent: North America

States/Provinces in British Virgin Islands: Anegada, Jost Van Dyke, Tortola, Virgin Gorda

 


Emergencies in this area: 2017 Hurricane Irma, 2017 Hurricane Maria

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Introduction

The Virgin Islands, often called the British Virgin Islands (BVI), is a British overseas territory, located in the Caribbean to the east of Puerto Rico. The islands make up part of the Virgin Islands archipelago, the remaining islands constituting the U.S. Virgin Islands.

The British Virgin Islands consist of the main islands of Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada and Jost Van Dyke, along with over fifty other smaller islands and cays. Approximately fifteen of the islands are inhabited. The capital, Road Town, is situated on Tortola, the largest island which is approximately 20 km (12 mi) long and 5 km (3 mi) wide. The islands have a total population of about 22,000, of whom approximately 18,000 live on Tortola. Wikipedia:British Virgin Islands

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