Outline of the United States Virgin Islands

The location of the United States Virgin Islands

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the United States Virgin Islands:

The United States of America located in the western portion of the Virgin Islands Archipelago in the Caribbean Sea.[1] The Virgin Islands are part of the Leeward Islands of the Lesser Antilles. The British Virgin Islands comprises the eastern portion of the archipelago.

The U.S. Virgin Islands consist of the main islands of Saint Croix, Saint John and Saint Thomas, along with the much smaller but historically distinct Water Island, and many other surrounding minor islands. The total land area of the territory is 346.36 km² (133.73 sq mi). As of the 2000 census the population was 108,612.[2]

Three of the main islands have nicknames often used by locals: "Rock City" (St. Thomas), "Love City" (St. John), and "Twin City" (St. Croix).[3]

Contents

General reference

Geography of the United States Virgin Islands

Environment of the United States Virgin Islands

An enlargeable satellite image of United States Virgin Islands

Natural geographic features of the United States Virgin Islands

Regions of the United States Virgin Islands

Ecoregions of the United States Virgin Islands

Administrative divisions of the United States Virgin Islands

Provinces of the United States Virgin Islands
Districts of the United States Virgin Islands
Municipalities of the United States Virgin Islands

Demography of the United States Virgin Islands

Government and politics of the United States Virgin Islands

Main article: Government of the United States Virgin Islands and Politics of the United States Virgin Islands

Branches of the government of the United States Virgin Islands

Executive branch of the government of the United States Virgin Islands

Legislative branch of the government of the United States Virgin Islands

Judicial branch of the government of the United States Virgin Islands

Foreign relations of the United States Virgin Islands

International organization membership

The Territory of the United States Virgin Islands is a member of:[1]

Law and order in the United States Virgin Islands

Military of the United States Virgin Islands

Local government in the United States Virgin Islands

History of the United States Virgin Islands

Main article: Current events of the United States Virgin Islands

History of the United States Virgin Islands, by period

Culture of the United States Virgin Islands

Art in the United States Virgin Islands

Sports in the United States Virgin Islands

Economy and infrastructure of the United States Virgin Islands

Education in the United States Virgin Islands

Infrastructure of the United States Virgin Islands

See also

References

  1. ^ a b
  2. ^ 2000 Population Counts for the U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S. Census Bureau.
  3. ^

External links

Official sites
  • Convention between the United States and Denmark for cession of the Danish West Indies - Document signed in New York, August 4, 1916
  • Travel ItineraryDiscover Our Shared HeritageHistoric Places in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, a National Park Service
  • Transfer Day - Denmark's consulate in the U.S. Virgin Islands
  • Virgin Islands - The World Factbook, CIA Publications
  • "Scholten and the emancipation of Danish Slaves in the Danish West Indies"
  • USVI Governor's Website - Governor John P. deJongh's Website
  • USGS real-time, geographic, and other scientific resources of Virgin Islands
  • Office of the Lieutenant Governor - Office of Lt. Governor Gregory R. Francis
News and media
  • The Virgin Islands Daily News - Daily newspaper in St. Thomas covering the entire USVI
  • Virgin Islands Source - Daily online news source from St. Croix, St. John & St. Thomas
  • St. John Tradewinds - Weekly newspaper in St. John
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