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<font size="+1">'''Virgin Islands'''</font> may refer to&nbsp;an archipelago on the northeast corner of the Caribbean Sea between Puerto Rico about&nbsp;60 miles&nbsp;(100 km) to the west, and Anguilla on the east. These islands are part of the much larger chain that helps separate the Caribbean Sea from the North Atlantic Ocean. The islands are divided into three main sections:
  
Territory of the United States. Westernmost group of islands in the Lesser Antilles of&nbsp; the West Indies, about 60 miles east of Puerto Rico, in the northeast Caribbean Sea, helping to separate it from the North Atlantic Ocean. The U.S. Virgin Islands are southwest of the British Virgin Islands. See the CIA ''World Factbook'' at https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/vq.html.
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*'''[[British Virgin Islands|British Virgin Islands]]''' including Tortola, Anegad, Jost Van Dyke, and Virgin Gorda
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*'''Spanish Virgin Islands''' including Culebra, and Visques (part of [[Puerto Rico|Puerto Rico]])
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*'''[[U.S. Virgin Islands|U.S. Virgin Islands]] '''(formerly known as the '''Danish Virgin Islands''') including St. Croix, St. John, and St. Thomas
  
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Revision as of 03:44, 12 August 2011

Virgin Islands may refer to an archipelago on the northeast corner of the Caribbean Sea between Puerto Rico about 60 miles (100 km) to the west, and Anguilla on the east. These islands are part of the much larger chain that helps separate the Caribbean Sea from the North Atlantic Ocean. The islands are divided into three main sections:

  • British Virgin Islands including Tortola, Anegad, Jost Van Dyke, and Virgin Gorda
  • Spanish Virgin Islands including Culebra, and Visques (part of Puerto Rico)
  • U.S. Virgin Islands (formerly known as the Danish Virgin Islands) including St. Croix, St. John, and St. Thomas