Travel Information for British Virgin Islands
Time zone:GMT -4 (Atlantic standard time) Daylight savings:    None
Main languages:English
Currency: US dollar (USD)

1 = $1.11, £1 = $1.32

(rates as of Sep 2016)

Internet Domain:.vgInternational Dialling Code:    1284

For help planning your trip to British Virgin Islands including visas, vaccinations, currency exchange, flights, accomodation and insurance, see our British Virgin Islands trip planning page.

Further information on British Virgin Islands

Discover more about British Virgin Islands - the country's geogrpahy and natural features, an assessment of its status on freedom and rights and data on the country's population and economy.

Geography & Natural Features

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Total area: 153 sq km (0 sq km under water)

Coastline: 80 km (Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea)

Neighbours (border lengths): No land borders

Highest mountain: Mount Sage (521m)

Freedom & Rights

Summary status and rankings for British Virgin Islands from classifications of different organisations measuring political and economic freedom, democracy and civil rights. See more details of these rankings.

Freedom in the WorldNo Data -
Democracy IndexNo Data -
Economic FreedomNo Data -
Press FreedomNo Data -
ILGA LGBT rightsLimited rights -
Corruption PerceptionsNo Data -
Overall Ranking:    -

Other Data & Links

Status: Territory of United Kingdom

Population: 32,680     Density: 213.5 people/sq km

Ethnic groups: black 83.4%, white 7%, other 9.6% (includes Indian and mixed) (2004 Census)

Religions: Protestant 86% (Methodist 33%, Anglican 17%, Church of God 9%, Seventh-Day Adventist 6%, Baptist 4%, Jehovah's Witnesses 2%, other 15%), Roman Catholic 10%, other 2%, none 2% (1991)

GDP (PPP): $0.5 billion       GDP per capita: $42,300

Information derived from the CIA World Factbook. Other country profiles: BBC News.