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.
|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|
|Currency||United States Dollar|
|Capital city||Road Town|
|Ethnicity||Black, Hispanic, White, Mixed East Indian & other|
|Head of government||Prime Minister|
|Driving side||Drive on the Left-hand side|
|Total area||153 km2 (59 sq mi)|
|Mains electricity||110 V|
|Emergency telephone numbers||Emergency Telephone Numbers|
The National animal of British Virgin Islands is Mourning dove
The National flower of British Virgin Islands is Oleander. Botanical name is Nerium Indicum.
The National bird of British Virgin Islands is Turtle Dove
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.