National Symbols of British Virgin Islands

British Virgin Islands is a country in North America. It shares borders with the following countries: The capital of British Virgin Islands is Road Town.

The official language is English and the United States Dollar is the currency of the British Virgin Islands. The domain is .vg and the country code is +1.

National day is celebrated on 17 Aug 2022. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and British Virgin Islands is no exception.

In British Virgin Islands, Softball is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many BritishVirgin Islander people. Painkiller cocktail is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of British Virgin Islands. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Not Declared represent a national BritishVirgin Islander symbol.

The country was founded by Christopher Columbus. and Andrew Fahie (Premier) is the Prime Minister.

In British Virgin Islands the power plugs and sockets are of type A, B. The standard voltage is 110 V and the frequency is 60 Hz.

The BritishVirgin Islander national anthem was written by N/A and composed by John Bull.

Country information

Official name(s) The Virgin Islands
Alternative name(s) Virgin Islands
Regional location Caribbean, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of Puerto Rico
Country name etymology The islands were named "Santa Úrsula y las Once Mil Vírgenes" by Christopher Columbus in 1493 after the legend of Saint Ursula and the 11,000 virgins. The name was later shortened to "the Virgin Islands".
Climate Subtropical; humid; temperatures moderated by trade winds
Terrain Coral islands relatively flat; volcanic islands steep, hilly
Population 30,237
Language(s) English
Religion Christianity
Country code +1
Literacy rate 97.7%
Currency United States Dollar
Capital city Road Town
ISO VG
Domain(TLD) .vg
Ethnicity Black, Hispanic, White, Mixed East Indian & other
Head of government Prime Minister
Nationality BritishVirgin Islander
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy
Total area 153 km2 (59 sq mi)
Timezone UTC-4:00 (AST)
Average elevation N/A
Coastline 80 Km
Mains electricity 110 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of British Virgin Islands

Flag map of British Virgin Islands

Motto of British Virgin Islands

No official motto

National animal of British Virgin Islands

The National animal of British Virgin Islands is Mourning dove

National Animal of British Virgin Islands - Mourning dove

National flower of British Virgin Islands

The National flower of British Virgin Islands is Oleander. Botanical name is Nerium Indicum.

National flower of British Virgin Islands - Oleander

National bird of British Virgin Islands

The National bird of British Virgin Islands is Turtle Dove

National bird of British Virgin Islands - Turtle Dove

Rest of the National symbols of British Virgin Islands 👇

BritishVirgin Islander Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

Anger is often more hurtful than the injury that caused it.

A proverb is the child of experience.

Confession is the first step to repentance.

Learning makes a man fit company for himself as well as for others.

Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth.

If wishes were horses, beggars would ride.

Conscience cannot be compelled.

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Country location

British Virgin Islands is a territory of United Kingdom

National Flag of British Virgin Islands 🇻🇬