Largest Cities in British Virgin Islands

Facts about British Virgin Islands

Official languages: English
Capital: Road Town
Area: 153 km²
Population: 21,730 residents
Population density: 142.03 residents per km²
Currency: USD
Internet TLD: .vg
ISO codes: VG, VGB, 92
The telephone code for British Virgin Islands is + 1-284

According to countryaah, the British Virgin Islands are a group of islands in the Lesser Antilles in the Caribbean, east of Puerto Rico. They are a British overseas territory of the United Kingdom. 16 of the over 60 islands and reefs are inhabited. The climate is subtropical and humid, the temperatures are moderate due to winds. The economy, one of the most stable and prosperous in the Caribbean, is very dependent on tourism. From the mid-1980s, the administration offered companies the opportunity to be based on the islands with a mailbox company. The fees for setting up such firms became an important part of the national income. Approx. 400,000 letterbox companies were registered on the islands at the end of 2000.


Total population 37,381
Population growth rate 2.14%
Birth rate 11.10 births per 1,000 population
Life expectancy
Overall 78.12 years
Men 76.86 years
Women 79.45 years
Age structure
0-14 years 16.72%
15-64 years 73.96%
65 years and above 9.32%
Median age 35.90 years
Gender ratio 0.93 M / F
Population density 247.56 residents per km²
Urbanization 63.70%
(Road Town (Tortola)) [Capital] (F 1999) 9000
African / black 76.3%, Latin American 5.5%, white 5.4%, mixed 5.3%, Indian 2.1%, East Indian 1.6%, other 3%, unspecified 0.8% (2010 )
Protestants 86% (Methodists 33%, Anglicans 17%, Church of God 9%, Seventh-day Adventists 6%, Jehovah’s Witnesses 2%, other 15% Catholics (Roman Catholic) 10% No Church 2% Other 2% (Data from 1991)
Human Development Index (HDI)
HDI ranking

Biggest Cities of British Virgin Islands by Population

# City Population Latitude Longitude
1 Road Town, British Virgin Islands 8,560 18.4269 -64.6208

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