Mostly hilly to rugged and mountainous with little level land
Subtropical, tempered by easterly trade winds, relatively low humidity, little seasonal temperature variation; rainy season September to November
Nationality: Virgin Islander(s) (U.S. Citizens)
Population: 104,170 (July 2014 est.)
Languages: English 74.7%, Spanish or Spanish Creole 16.8%, French or French Creole 6.6%, other 1.9% (2000 census)
Protestant 59.9% (Baptist 42%, Episcopalian 17%), Roman Catholic 34%, other 7%
Tourism, trade, and other services are the primary economic activities, accounting for roughly 57% of GDP and about half of total civilian employment in 2010. The islands hosted nearly 2.74 million visitors (2.2 million cruise ship and 536,000 air passengers) in 2011. Industry and government each account for about one-fifth of GDP. The manufacturing sector consists of rum distilling, electronics, pharmaceuticals, and watch assembly. The agriculture sector is small, with most food being imported.