Virgin Islands are the western island group of the Leeward
Islands, which are the northern part of the Lesser Antilles, and
form the border between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.
Politically, the eastern islands form the British Virgin Islands
and the western ones form the Virgin Islands of the United States.
The British Virgin Islands is an overseas territory of the United
Kingdom comprising Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Jost Van Dyke and
The U.S. Virgin Islands is one of five inhabited insular areas of
the United States, along with American Samoa, Guam, Northern
Mariana Islands, and Puerto Rico. The territory comprises St.
Croix, St. John, St. Thomas and Water Island. The Virgin Passage
separates the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Spanish Virgin Islands
of Vieques and Culebra, which are part of Puerto Rico. The United
States dollar is the official currency on both the British and
U.S. Virgin Islands as well as the Spanish/Puerto Rican Virgin