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British Virgin Islands Flag The British Virgin Islands is a British Overseas Territory located in the eastern Caribbean to the East of Puerto Rico. Sea. The territory incorporates part of the Virgin Islands archipelago (the rest of the archipelago being part of the US Virgin Islands).

As of the 2005 census, the population was an estimated 27,000. The capital and largest city, Road Town, had a population of 9,400 as of 2004,

Map of British Virgin Islands

British Virgin Islands Details


Country Name The British Virgin Islands
Political Status British Overseas Territory
Geographic Location The Caribbean Sea
Flag British Virgin Islands Flag
Principal Language English
Capital Road Town


Web Sites about the British Virgin Islands


Cave at the Baths, British Virgin Islands
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Fort Recovery, Tortola, British Virgin Islands

Books about the British Virgin Islands


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Fodor's U.S. & British Virgin Islands (Full-color Travel Guide)
By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Released: 2015-08-11
Paperback (272 pages)

Fodor s U.S. & British Virgin Islands (Full-color Travel Guide)
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A perfect combination of the familiar and the exotic, the U.S. Virgin Islands are a little bit of America in the Caribbean, with the addition of beautiful tropical beaches and excellent resorts. The nearby British Virgin Islands have an even slower pace with more low-key--though often quite exclusive--resorts that offer a focus on personal service. All the islands offer easy access to excellent diving and snorkeling.
Top 10 US & British Virgin Islands (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
By Lynda Lohr

DK Eyewitness Travel
Released: 2012-08-20
Paperback (128 pages)

Top 10 US & British Virgin Islands (Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide)
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From the top 10 beaches and spots of stunning scenery to the top 10 bustling bars and perfect beach resorts - this guide features the insider knowledge that every visitor needs.

Discover the most spectacular beaches, dive and snorkel sights, scenic views and pristine spots, liveliest carnivals, sights of historic heritage, most fun places for children, delicious Caribbean cuisine and best duty free shopping to suit every budget and much more.

With a free pull-out map and guide, this is your guide to the 10 best of everything.
Fodor's U.S. & British Virgin Islands (Full-color Travel Guide)
By Fodor's Travel Guides

Fodor's Travel
Released: 2017-10-10
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Written by locals, Fodor's travel guides have been offering expert advice for all tastes and budgets for over 80 years.
British Virgin Islands Adventure & Dive Guide Franko Maps BVI Waterproof Map
By Franko Maps Ltd.

Franko Maps Ltd.
Map (2 pages)

British Virgin Islands Adventure & Dive Guide Franko Maps BVI Waterproof Map
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Loaded with information for everything there is to see and do. The colorful maps have shaded relief on land masses and hues of blue to denote water depths.


Side One highlights Jost Van Dyke, Tortola and Virgin Gorda. Inset map of Anegada and detail illustration of the RMS Rhone wreck. There are colorful illustrations of BVI coral reef creatures.


Side Two covers the entire BVI island group. Inset map of Road Town, Tortola. Dive and snorkel sites are located, named, and described with detailed text. Guide text includes dive operators, charter boats, island facts and more. This is a map and a guidebook rolled into one. Enough info to help you plan your trip and a handy reference to carry and use while on island. 18"x 27", folded to 4.5" x 9" and printed on waterproof, rip-resistant synthetic stock.

Moon U.S. & British Virgin Islands (Moon Handbooks)
By Susanna Henighan Potter

Moon Travel
Released: 2015-10-20
Paperback (364 pages)

Moon U.S. & British Virgin Islands (Moon Handbooks)
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This full-color guidebook includes vibrant photos and easy-to-use maps to help with trip planning.

Virgin Islands resident Susanna Henighan Potter offers firsthand knowledge of everything this paradise has to offer, from St. Croix to St. Thomas and Tortola. Potter guides readers to the most thrilling hikes in St. John's Virgin Islands National Park, the best snorkeling spots in Cruz Bay, and the most exciting carnivals and festivals on Virgin Gorda. Including unique trip strategies such as "Family Fun on St. John," "Sunken Ships and Plantations Past," and "Caribbean Life: Authentic St. Croix," Moon U.S. & British Virgin Islands gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
US & British Virgin Islands Travel Guide: The Top 10 Highlights on US & British Virgin Islands (Globetrotter Guide Books)
By Marc Cook

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (36 pages)

US & British Virgin Islands Travel Guide: The Top 10 Highlights on US & British Virgin Islands (Globetrotter Guide Books)
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Discover the Fascinating Pirates Legends in an idyllic Corner of the World: the Virgin Islands

Whether you are planning a perfect vacation by the beach or you’re in the mood for an adventure, the Virgin Islands is the place to be. Boasting gorgeous beaches, unique sights, amazing marine ecosystems and friendly locals, all sprinkled with intriguing pirate legends and delicious rum, the Virgin Islands are the epitome of a perfect vacation.

Divided into two territories: the American and the British one, this small archipelago, at the border between the Caribbean sea and the Atlantic Ocean, has a plethora of touristic attraction and incredible places that should not be missed. With dozens of small islands, many of which are not even inhabited, it is difficult to pick just a handful.

That is why you need this easy to read book in order to find out what are the places you should definitely not miss.

Inside the US & British Virgin Islands Travel Guide:

  • The Virgin Islands National Park
  • Charlotte Amalie
  • Coral World Ocean park
  • Magens Bay
  • Buck Island National Monument
  • Road Town
  • Mount Sage National Park
  • Anegada Island
  • Norman Island
  • The Baths National Park

Did you know the Virgin Islands are renowned not only for their dazzling white sand beaches but also for they prime snorkeling and diving spots? The Buck Island National Monument boasts one of the largest barrier coral reefs in the world, at the experience of swimming around these remarkable creatures is truly unforgettable.

Even the largest cities in this archipelago still have a small town charm, and the best places to indulge in some retail therapy is the US Virgin Islands’ capital city – Charlotte Amalie. On the other hand, the rustic Road Town, the British Virgin Islands’ capital, has a lot more beauty and whimsy.

If all this is still not enough, you should know that some of the unhabituated islands here are surrounded by amazing stories with pirates and great treasures hidden on the beautiful secluded beaches.

So don’t wait any longer? Start planning your trip now and get the US & British Virgin Islands Travel Guide right away!

Lonely Planet US & British Virgin Islands (Travel Guide)
By Lonely Planet

Lonely Planet
Paperback (256 pages)

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Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher

Lonely Planet US & British Virgin Islands is your passport to all the most relevant and up-to-date advice on what to see, what to skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Hike to petroglyphs and sugar-mill ruins, snorkel around the RMS Rhone shipwreck, or climb aboard a day-sailing tour to reach the Out Islands; all with your trusted travel companion. Get to the heart of the US & British Virgin Islands and begin your journey now!

Inside Lonely Planet US & British Virgin Islands Travel Guide:

  • Color maps and images throughout
  • Highlights and itineraries show you the simplest way to tailor your trip to your own personal needs and interests
  • Insider tips save you time and money and help you get around like a local, avoiding crowds and trouble spots
  • Essential info at your fingertips - including hours of operation, phone numbers, websites, transit tips, and prices
  • Honest reviews for all budgets - including eating, sleeping, sight-seeing, going out, shopping, and hidden gems that most guidebooks miss
  • Cultural insights give you a richer and more rewarding travel experience - including customs, religion, history, art, literature, dance, architecture, politics, landscapes, wildlife, and cuisine
  • Over 26 local maps
  • Useful features - including Month-by-Month (annual festival calendar), Diving & Snorkeling, and Travel with Children
  • Coverage of the Out Islands, St Croix, Tortola, St John, Virgin Gorda, Anegada, St Thomas, Jost Van Dyke, Charlotte Amalie, Water Island, Salt Island, Road Town, Christiansted, and more

The Perfect Choice: Lonely Planet US & British Virgin Islands, our most comprehensive guide to the US and British Virgin Islands, is perfect for those planning to both explore the top sights and take the road less traveled.

  • Looking for more coverage? Check out Lonely Planet's Caribbean Islands guide for a comprehensive look at what the whole region has to offer.

Authors: Written and researched by Lonely Planet and Karla Zimmerman.

About Lonely Planet: Started in 1973, Lonely Planet has become the world's leading travel guide publisher with guidebooks to every destination on the planet, as well as an award-winning website, a suite of mobile and digital travel products, and a dedicated traveler community. Lonely Planet's mission is to enable curious travelers to experience the world and to truly get to the heart of the places they find themselves in.

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Fodor's U.S. & British Virgin Islands (Full-color Travel Guide)
By Fodor's

Brand: Fodor's
Released: 2013-09-03
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A perfect combination of the familiar and the exotic, the U.S. Virgin Islands are a little bit of America in the Caribbean, with the addition of beautiful tropical beaches and excellent resorts. The nearby British Virgin Islands offer an even slower pace with more low-key--though often quite exclusive--resorts that offer a focus on personal service. All the islands offer easy access to excellent diving and snorkeling.
Glenn's Guide to the British Virgin Islands, 2016 Edition
By Glenn Harman

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Glenn's Guide is written for people who love to sail and want to see and experience the British Virgin Islands from the deck of a small yacht or catamaran, with one hand on the rudder and one hand on the sheets. Glenn has sailed in the BVIs for 13 years and is well acquainted with many of the anchorages, outfitters, grocery stores, bakeries, charter companies, moorings, currents, tides, weather patterns- in short- everything and anything that might be useful to know in order make your trip enjoyable. The prose is warm and engaging and easy to read, and the book is lavishly and lovingly illustrated with beautiful original photographs. If you have always dreamed about sailing around in the Caribbean, whether on a commercial charter trip or chartering your own yacht or catamaran, but wonder where to go and what to expect, this web site and this book are for you! New for 2016: What to expect when dealing with customs & immigration, Touring Tortola, Sailing to Anegada- what to expect and things to watch out for, and much more!

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