Tourism is the primary economic activity, accounting for 80% of gdp and employment. the islands hosted 2.6 million visitors in 2005. the manufacturing sector consists of petroleum refining, textiles, electronics, pharmaceuticals, and watch assembly. one of the world's largest petroleum refineries is at saint croix. the agricultural sector is small, with most food being imported. international business and financial services are small but growing components of the economy. the islands are vulnerable to substantial damage from storms. the government is working to improve fiscal discipline, to support construction projects in the private sector, to expand tourist facilities, to reduce crime, and to protect the environment.
Lack of natural freshwater resources
109,840 (july 2008 est.)
Caribbean, islands between the caribbean sea and the north atlantic ocean, east of puerto rico
Total: 1,910 sq km
land: 346 sq km
water: 1,564 sq km
Twice the size of washington, dc
Conventional long form: united states virgin islands
conventional short form: virgin islands
former: danish west indies
Name: charlotte amalie
geographic coordinates: 18 21 n, 64 56 w
time difference: utc-4 (1 hour ahead of washington, dc during standard time)
Sources: Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
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