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Politics of the United States Virgin Islands

The U.S. Virgin Islands are an organized, unincorporated United States territory.

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Geography of the United States Virgin Islands

The U.S. Virgin Islands are located in the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, about 40 miles (64 km) east of Puerto Rico and immediately west of the British Virgin Islands.

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Religion in the Virgin Islands

As in most Caribbean countries, Christianity is the dominant religion in the Virgin Islands. In a reflection of the territory's Danish colonial heritage, Protestantism is most prevalent. There is also a strong Roman Catholic presence due to the large Hispanic population as well as Irish influence during the Danish colonial era.