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Protection & Enforcement of IPRs in Virgin Islands (U.S.)

Virgin Islands of the United States
Motto: 
"United in Pride and Hope"
Anthem: "Virgin Islands March"
Location of the United States Virgin Islands
Location of the United States Virgin Islands
Sovereign stateUnited States
Before purchaseDanish West Indies
Transfer from DenmarkMarch 31, 1917
Capital
and largest city
Charlotte Amalie
18°21′N 64°56′W / 18.350°N 64.933°W / 18.350; -64.933
Official languagesEnglish
Recognised regional languagesVirgin Islands Creole English
Ethnic groups
(2010)[1]
By race
By ethnicity
Religion
(2010)[2]
Demonym(s)American Virgin Islander
GovernmentDevolved presidential constitutional dependency
• Governor
Albert Bryan (D)
Tregenza Roach (D)
LegislatureLegislature of the Virgin Islands
United States Congress
Stacey Plaskett (D)
Area
• Total
346.4 km2 (133.7 sq mi) (168th)
• Water (%)
negligible
Highest elevation
1,555 ft (474 m)
Population
• 2021 estimate
105,870[3] (191st)
• Density
297/km2 (769.2/sq mi)
GDP (PPP)2015 estimate
• Total
$4.58 billion
• Per capita
$36,350[4]
GDP (nominal)2020 estimate
• Total
US$3,984,000,000[5]
HDI (2008)Increase 0.894
very high · 59th
CurrencyUnited States dollar (US$) (USD)
Time zoneUTC−4:00 (AST)
Date formatmm/dd/yyyy
Driving sideleft
Calling code+1340
USPS abbreviation
VI
Trad. abbreviation
U.S.V.I.
ISO 3166 code
Internet TLD.vi

Virgin Islands (U.S.)

The United States Virgin Islands, officially the Virgin Islands of the United States, are a group of Caribbean islands and an unincorporated and organized territory of the United States. The islands are geographically part of the Virgin Islands archipelago and are located in the Leeward Islands of the Lesser Antilles to the east of Puerto Rico and west of the British Virgin Islands.