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capital, main port, and largest town (2000 est. pop. 8,000) of the British 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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. It is situated on the S coast of Tortola Island on the deeply indented Road Bay. Tourism, boat chartering, and offshore banking are important contributors to its economy. Among its notable sites are the old prison and post office buildings, the botanic garden, and Forts Burt, George, and Charlotte.
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