The British Virgin Islands is located between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of Puerto Rico
It is a group of over 50 islands and cays located in the Caribbean. They include Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada, Jost Van Dyke, Great Camanoe, Guana Island, Peter Island, Salt Island, Beef Island, Cooper Island, Ginger Island, Norman Island and many other small islands which are clustered around the Sir Francis Drake Channel.
Some of the islands are privately owned. Necker Island is owned by Sir Richard Branson (Virgin) and is now an exclusive holiday spot.
The capital is Road Town
The international dialling code for British Virgin Islands is +1 284. Note there are no codes for individual towns and cities in British Virgin Islands.
Government of British Virgin Islands: www.British Virgin Islands.com
Latitude of British Virgin Islands: 18º 30 North of the Equator
Longitude of British Virgin Islands: 64º 30´ West of Greenwich
conventional short form: British Virgin Islands