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US Virgin Islands

The U.S. Virgin Islands were purchased by the U.S. on March 31, 1917; in 1927 native inhabitants were made U.S. citizens.


Capital: Charlotte Amalie Nickname: The American Paradise Motto: United in Pride and Hope Bird: Yellow breast (bananaquit; Coereba flaveola) Flower: Yellow cedar or trumpetbush (Tecoma stans) Language (official): English March: “Virgin Islands March”

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Government web site:

Office of the Governor Government House 21-22 Kongens Gade Charlotte Amalie St. Thomas, VI 00802 340-774-0001 fax: 340-693-4374 contact@

Division of Libraries, Archives and Museums 20 Dronningens Gade St. Thomas, 00802 340-774-3407 fax: 340-775-1887

Legal Holidays:

Christmas Second DayDec 26
D. Hamilton Jackson DayNov 1
Easter MondayApr 25, 2011; Apr 9, 2012; Apr 1, 2013; Apr 21, 2014; Apr 6, 2015; Mar 28, 2016; Apr 17, 2017; Apr 2, 2018; Apr 22, 2019; Apr 13, 2020; Apr 5, 2021; Apr 18, 2022; Apr 10, 2023
Good FridayApr 22, 2011; Apr 6, 2012; Mar 29, 2013; Apr 18, 2014; Apr 3, 2015; Mar 25, 2016; Apr 14, 2017; Mar 30, 2018; Apr 19, 2019; Apr 10, 2020; Apr 2, 2021; Apr 15, 2022; Apr 7, 2023
Holy ThursdayApr 21, 2011; Apr 5, 2012; Mar 28, 2013; Apr 17, 2014; Apr 2, 2015; Mar 24, 2016; Apr 13, 2017; Mar 29, 2018; Apr 18, 2019; Apr 9, 2020; Apr 1, 2021; Apr 14, 2022; Apr 6, 2023
Three Kings' DayJan 6
Transfer DayMar 31
Virgin Islands Emancipation DayJul 3
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The airline said that the offer is available between selected destinations in the US and Puerto Rico or the US Virgin Islands, with travel to begin by 27 March 2007 and be completed by 29 March 2007.
The PLR was based on specific facts of the case, namely that the exchanger qualified as a Section 932 taxpayer as a result of having business operations in the US Virgin islands.
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Thomas has heralded the launch of the first college run radio station in the US Virgin Islands.
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The US Virgin Islands had 87 businesses with 50 or more employees in 2012, representing 3.
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Pursuant to a purchase and sale agreement between the US Virgin Islands and the corporation, the US Virgin Islands has sold all the right, title and interest in its TSRs to the corporation.
There is no potential for oil and gas resources within the Puerto Rico or the US Virgin Islands.
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