Archive for April 2017

10 Fast Facts on the US Virgin Islands

The United States Virgin Islands  are a popular vacation spot for many. Here are some quick facts about these islands: 1. The Virgin Islands are located in the Caribbean, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean and east of Puerto Rico. 2. The Virgin Islands consist of three islands: Saint Croix, Saint John, and Saint Thomas. Saint Croix is the largest of the islands by square miles, but Saint Thomas is largest by population. 3. The islands were originally divided between the English and the Danish. In the 18th and early 19th centuries, sugarcane drove the economy. When…