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Charlotte Amalie

(əmäl`ē), town (2010 pop. 10,354), capital of the Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands,
group of about 100 small islands, West Indies, E of Puerto Rico. The islands are divided politically between the United States and Great Britain. Although constituting the westernmost part of the Lesser Antilles, the Virgin Islands form a geological unit with
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 of the United States, on St. Thomas Island. It is the commercial center of the islands, a free port, and a popular tourist resort. Founded in the late 17th cent., Charlotte Amalie was a center of Danish colonial life. It became important as a trading center during the American Civil War. It was renamed St. Thomas in 1921, but the former Danish name was restored in 1937. The town still retains a Danish flavor in its architecture and street names; it has one of the oldest synagogues in the New World. The St. Thomas campus of the Univ. of the Virgin Islands is outside the town.

Charlotte Amalie

 

(formerly St. Thomas), a city in the West Indies, on the island of St. Thomas. Capital and chief port of the US Virgin Islands. Population, 13,000 (1975). Charlotte Amalie has fueling facilities and is a seaside resort.

Charlotte Amalie

the capital of the Virgin Islands of the United States, a port on St Thomas Island. Pop.: 18 914 (2000)
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