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British Virgin Islands

Population:24491 (July 2010 est.)    Capital:Road Town, Tortola    Official URL:http://www.bvi.gov.vg/
About: First settled by the Dutch in 1648, the islands were annexed in 1672 by the English. The economy is closely tied to the larger and more populous US Virgin Islands to the west; the US dollar is the... read more First settled by the Dutch in 1648, the islands were annexed in 1672 by the English. The economy is closely tied to the larger and more populous US Virgin Islands to the west; the US dollar is the legal currency