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US Virgin Islands

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This category covers questions about the Virgin Islands of the United States, a group of islands in the Caribbean that are United States territories. The Virgin Islands consist of the main islands of Saint Croix, Saint John, and Saint Thomas. Originally a Danish colony, the United States acquired the Danish part of the Virgin Islands from Denmark on March 31, 1917.
It is 4 hours and 12 minutes from Columbus, Ohio to the BritishVirgin Islands.
The US bought the Virgin Islands from Denmark for $25 million ingold in 1916-1917.
St. Kitts and Nevins is a island nation and part of theCommonwealth of Nations.
They are called Virgin Islanders.
These are the names from largest to smallest. * means capital St. Croix, St. Thomas*, St. John, and Water Island.
Flights to the Virgin Islands are from Miami; New York City; SanJuan, Puerto Rico; and Houston, TX.
Arawak and Ciboney Indians were the first inhabitants of what would later be known as the US Virgin Islands.
Parliamentary Democratic Dependency as an Autonomous Territorysince 1967.
There are more than six Virgin Islands. There are 62 Virgin Islands under the U.S. flag. Four are in the District of St. Croix and 58 are in the District of St. Thomas-St. John. The proper name of the islands is Virgin Islands. The phrase "U.S. Virgin Islands" is a nickname used so that...
The US Virgin Islands flag was adopted in 1921. It consists of a simplified version of the Great Seal of the United States between the letters V and I with an eagle holding a laurel branch in one talon. The three arrows in the other talon represent the three major islands of St. Thomas, St. John,...
If we define the Virgin Islands as the archipelago extending from St. Eustatius to Vieques (formally called Crab Island), the seven flags (nations) were: Spain, France, England, The United Provinces (aka The Dutch), Denmark, The Brandenberg Company (part of St. Thomas by lease), and lastly the...
The US Virgin Islands are 133.73 square miles.
South side of island, slightly right of center. It right in Castle Coakle,Christiansted, St.Croix. You can see it from almost anywhere on this island. It is a huge refinery. On some of our main roads, you will be driving beside it.
The distance from Saint Martin to St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, is 123 miles. That equals 198 kilometers or 107 nautical miles.
USPS in the US Virgin Islands . Yes. We are an American territory and American citizens. We do have the US Postal Service and the postal rates are the same as they are in the continental US.
The US bought the US Virgin Islands in 1917.
No, this snake is not venomous.
Ralph Moses Paiewonsky was the last appointed governor.Governors have been elected since 1969. Kenneth Mapp is the currentelected governor.
Carlotte Amalie was the Navy headquarters after the US bought it.In 1931, it became the headquarters of the US Virgin Islands.
Yes St. Croix is on of the US Virgin Islands.
St. Thomas is one of the islands in the Virgin Islands. CharlotteAmalie is the capital city of the Virgin Islands and is located onthe island of St. Thomas.
The temperature is usually in the 80s or 90s. So wear comfortableclothing for the tropics.
Mosquitoes are common in the tropics.
There are the US Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands.
(British) Parliamentary Democracy
Answer . Yes a person born in st. croix is an American citizen. I was born in St. Croix and from birth I was a U.S Citizen. People from the Virgin Islands have U.S passports and are entitled to all the rights that any U.S citizen has.
St. Kitts and Nevins is south east of the US Virgin Islands. Theyare part of the Leeward Islands,
There are 62 Virgin Islands under the U.S. flag. The proper name of the islands is Virgin Islands. The phrase "U.S. Virgin Islands" is a nickname used so that visitors understand that we are part of the United States of America and do not confuse us with the British Virgin Islands.
Saint Croix, Saint John and Saint Thomas.and Water island.
As long as you are from the United States citizen, You can enter it. We are a United States territory
Kingston is the capital and largest city of Jamaica, an islandcountry situated in the Caribbean Sea. Charlotte Amalie is thecapital and the largest city of the United States Virgin Islands.Road Town is the capital of the British Virgin Islands.
18° 21′ 0″ N, 64° 56′ 0″ W18.35, -64.933333UTM 20Q 295709 2029994
I would say it was a eight hour flight. It took all day long.
St.Croix,St.Thomas,St.john,and Water island
Not by sharks, but by Barracudas
No, I took his virginity. ;)
The distance between the above places is 3796 miles. This distance is point to point straight distance. The actual distance may vary according to the flight path chosen. Also this is not the airport to airport precise distance.
Oil from the Hovensa Oil Refinery located on ST. CroixRum from Cuzan Rum located on St. Croix
We have the same customs as the United States. We would say good morning whenever we walk into a room.
State in the making
The Virgin Islands of the United States were bought from Denmark to prevent Germany from establishing a submarine base there during World War I.
It is to the southeast of Puerto Rico.
Persons born in the Virgin Islands are U.S. citizens.
I dont know who owns some of the islands but I do know that the owner of St. Thomas is the U.S.A.
step 1 find a store step 2 ask for a freaking bottle of mountain dew
If Vikings went in the Virgin Islands, They wouldn't be Virgin!
Purchase completed 31st. March 1917
Yes. Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility on St. Croix. Some prisoners are being housed in Virginia prisons as well, to help ease crowding and other problems at Golden Grove, and allow the prison to fix up its facilities to comply with federal consent decrees.
No, while the two island groups are right next to each other, the  United States controls the western islands of St. Thomas, St. John  and St. Croix. The British Virgin Islands are a part of the British  Commonwealth and they include the major islands of Tortola, Virgin  Gorda, Jost Van Dyke,...
Crown Mountain is the highest peak in the Virgin Islands at around 1500 feet. It does not qualify as a mountain.
St. Croix is the biggest island in the U.S. Virgin Islands
I beilieve it is name after St. Thomas More of England
You can easily calculate the time of sunrise or sunset by visiting the web site of the U.S. Naval Observatory at http://www.usno.navy.mil/USNO/astronomical-applications/data-services/rs-one-day-us. U.S. Naval Observatory Astronomical Applications Department Sun and Moon Data for One Day The...
There is no direct flight from Phoenix to the Virgin Islands. By commercial airline, you may have to change planes once or twice depending upon your ticketing arrangements. Currently, direct flights are from Miami, Atlanta, Raleigh-Durham, New York and Boston. You will have to change planes at one...
Depends on may factors, not the least of which are the ship, and how close to capacity they are a month before sailing. I prefer the Western Caribbean. It typically allows me to visit Archaeological sites in Honduras, Guatemala, Belize, and the Yucatan. Most people never notice, but Holland...
There are two: the Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas (code: STT) and the Henry Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix (code: STX).
The Virgin Islands was officially named in 1917 when the united the group of islands from Denmark for 25 million in gold. Before that the islands were called The Danish West Indies. They were originally discovered by Christpher Columbas on his third voayage he namedthe islands after St. Ursela and...
The US Virgin Islands are 40 miles east of Puerto Rico in theCaribbean.
The 14 member legislature makes laws in the VI. They are elected every two years by the population of the territory.
Yes the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) are part of the United States. The USVI is made up of St Thomas, St John, St Croix, Hassel Island, Water Island, Lovango Cay, Inner Brass, and other smaller unihabited islands. The British Virgin Islands (BVI) are part of Britain and those are Tortola,...
Its the buildings that were the"World Trade Center", not New York.
Since 1914   Puerto Rico has had some form of government since at least 1509.  Juan Ponce de Leon was the first governor to actually live on the  island during his tenure. He was appointed by the Spanish crown.  There was a long string of governors appointed by the crown until  the U.S. took...
Depends on what the minimum size is for your definition of "asteroid". NASA uses the word "asteroid" to refer to any space rock big enough to see BEFORE it hits the atmosphere, and that means something a meter in diameter or more. So by that measurement, the Earth is struck by "asteroids" about...
Yes, it's a US Territory.
the language English is the number one English
the virgin islands zip code is 008xx depending on which one you want st thomas is between 00801-00805 st john 00830-00831 kings hill 00850-00851
The US Virgin Islands' area is 85,587 acres.
It was Adam and Eve. They did a sin for eating that apple. God, not Jesus, said no. When they ate it, the Devil made it so that it started the whole "sin" thing.
St.Criox,St.thomas,and St.john are the islands of the US Virgin Islands; the British Virgin Islands consist of about 60 islands, including Tortola, Anegada and Virgin Gorda.
Yes, US Virgins Islands and St. Thomas are owned by the US.
because they can and they don't know how to spend our money wisely that's why we are so far in debt
You cannot collect shells in the Virgin Islands. It is illegal to remove sand, shells, corals, rocks, driftwood, etc. from Virgin Islands beaches. The U.S. Department of Immigration and Customs Enforcement has arrested individuals for trying to leave the Virgin Islands with sea shells.
No. The closest Wal*Mart to the USVI is in Carolina or Guayama, Puerto Rico. However Wal*Mart online store ships to the USVI
Kenneth Mapp is the governor of the US Virgin Islands.
Yes, there are many companies that provide family vacation packages to the Virgin Islands. If you are interested, you can try calling up your local travel agents for deals on packages, or you could start by checking out online travel agencies that provide great discounts, such as Expedia or Orbitz.
No, Virgin Airlines, also called Virgin Atlantic, flies between the UK and Europe, the US, the Caribbean, and a few airports in Africa and Asia. It is not restricted to the Virgin Islands.