Special Commissions

British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands is a British Overseas Territory, located in the Caribbean to the east of Puerto Rico. The Islands make up part of the Virgin Islands archipelago with the remaining islands constituting the U.S Virgin Islands. The British Virgin Islands consist of the main islands of Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Anegada and Jost Van Dyke along with fifty other smaller islands and cays. Approximately fifteen of the islands are inhabited. The islands have a total population of about 22,000, of whom approximately 18,000 live on the largest island in the B.V.I., Tortola.