Latin America & Caribbean

British Virgin Islands profile - Facts

Image caption The islands have several bands with their own distinctive beat
  • Territory: British Virgin Islands
  • Status: British overseas territory
  • Population: 20,600 (via UN, 2013)
  • Capital: Road Town, Tortola
  • Area: 153 sq km (59 sq miles)
  • Major language: English
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: n/a
  • Monetary unit: US dollar
  • Main exports: Rum, fruit, livestock, sand and gravel
  • GNI per capita: n/a
  • Internet domain: .vg
  • International dialling code: +1 284