British Virgin Islands at a glance

British Virgin Islands supplement October 2010: Hedge fund ambitions

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Quick factsCountry name: British Virgin Islands; abbreviation: BVIArea: 153 sq kmDependency status: overseas territory of the UK; internal self-governingCapital: Road Town, TortolaMaritime claims: territorial sea: three nautical miles (nm); exclusive fishing zone: 200nmClimate: subtropical; humid; temperatures moderated by trade windsTerrain: coral islands relatively flat; volcanic islands steep, hillyElevation extremes: lowest point: Caribbean Sea 0m; highest point: Mount Sage 521mLand use: