The Virgin Islands are group of about 100 small islands located at the East of Puerto Rico. They were discovered by Columbus in 1493. Six out of the nine main islands has been British since 1666. The remaining three (St. Croix, St. Thomas, and St. John), as well as about 50 of the smaller islands, were eventually acquired by Denmark, which named them the Danish West Indies. In 1917, these islands were purchased by the U.S. from Denmark. Congress granted U.S. citizenship to Virgin Islanders in 1927. US Virgin Islands Caribbean Regional.
The U.S. Virgin Islands ( USVI; also called the United States Virgin Islands or the American Virgin Islands ), officially the Virgin Islands of the United States, are a group of islands in the Caribbean that are an insular area of the United States. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: The United States Virgin Islands, officially the Virgin Islands of the United States, is a group of islands in the Caribbean that is an insular area of the United States located east of Puerto Rico. The islands are geographically part of the Virgin Islands archipelago and are located in the Leeward Islands of the Lesser Antilles.
- United States Virgin Islands Category
- Outline of the United States Virgin Islands - The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to the United States Virgin Islands: The Territory of the United States Virgin Islands is an unincorporated organized territory of the United States of America located in the western portion of the Virgin Islands Archipelago in...
- Index of United States Virgin Islands-related articles - The following is an alphabetical list of articles related to the territory of the United States Virgin Islands.
- Bibliography of the United States Virgin Islands - This is an English language bibliography of United States Virgin Islands and its geography, history, inhabitants, culture, biota, etc.
- Insular areas of the United States
- Caribbean islands of the United States
- Countries in the Caribbean
- Former Danish colonies
- Virgin Islands
- Small Island Developing States
- English-speaking countries and territories
- "DJ Snow, Eric www
"DJ At Large" based in the US Virgin Islands playing weddings, Eric, parties and clubs in the islands and the states. Snow, Eric.
- Internet ChoiceNet www
Internet service provider (ISP) for the islands. ChoiceNet. Formerly VIAccess. ChoiceNet.
- Fronteres, Illes Verges Nord-americanes - Viquipèdia www
Fronteres, Verges Nord-americanes - Viquipèdia, mapa, bandera i algunes dades. Illes Verges Nord-americanes - Viquipèdia.
- Rigsarkivet Dansk-vestindisk historie www
Rigsarkivet om Dansk Vestindiens historie 1671-1917. historie. Med introduktion til litteratur og arkivalier. Dansk-vestindisk historie.
- Venskabsforening, Dansk Vestindisk Selskab www
Venskabsforening, Vestindisk Selskab, med information om US Virgin Islands, historien og orkaner. Dansk Vestindisk Selskab.
- Coordinates Department of the Interior - Office of Insular Affairs www
Coordinates federal policy in the territories of American Samoa, the Interior - Office of Insular Affairs, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and oversight of federal programs and funds in the freely associated states of the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau. Department of the Interior - Office of Insular Affairs.
- Census Census Bureau: Puerto Rico and the Island Areas www
Census data and projections, Bureau: Puerto Rico and the Island Areas, information about history and geography, and other resources for Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, the Virgin Islands, and Palau. Census Bureau: Puerto Rico and the Island Areas.
- Detail Department of Planning and Natural Resources www
Detail of Divisions, Planning and Natural Resources, programs, laws, special reports, and contact information Department of Planning and Natural Resources.
- A Virgin Islands Department of Tourism www
A guide that provides a calendar of events, Islands Department of Tourism, tourist related listings, brochures, video clips (requires Quick Time plugin), panoramic images, and vacation information on all the islands. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism.
- Alexa: US Virgin Islands Caribbean
Alexa Directory Top Sites: US Virgin Islands Caribbean
- DMOZ: US Virgin Islands Caribbean
dmoz.org Directory: US Virgin Islands Caribbean