Location: In the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, about 50 miles east of Puerto Rico
Size: 134 square miles.
Capital: Charlotte Amalie
Language: English, some Spanish
Religions: Predominantly Baptist and Roman Catholic
Currency: U.S. dollar. Major credit cards and traveler’s checks usually accepted.
Area Code: 340
Tipping: Tip porters $1 per bag. Tip 15-20% at restaurants; many add a service charge.
Weather: Daily highs average 77° degrees in winter and 82 in summer. Rainy season is September to November. Hurricane season is August to November.

Map of U.S. Virgin Islands (St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. John)