Overview of the Virgin Islands of the United States

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The Virgin Islands of the United States (commonly called the United States Virgin Islands or U.S. Virgin Islands) are a group of islands in the Caribbean that are an insular area 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.

Capital and largest city: Charlotte Amalie

Official language: English

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Government: Unincorporated, organized territory

Area
- Total 346.36 km2 (202nd)
- Water (%) 1.0

Population
- July 2007 estimate 108,448 (191st)
- 2000 census 108,612
- Density 354/km2 (34th)

Currency: U.S. dollar (USD)

Time zone: AST (UTC-4)

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Internet TLD: .vi and .us

Calling code: +1 (spec. +1-340)