The British Virgin Islands is officially the Virgin Islands a British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean Sea. It is bordered by Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands on the east, and Anguilla on the northwest. Road Town on Tortola is the capital and largest city of the British Virgin Islands. The major urban areas in the British Virgin Islands include Belmont, Creek Village, East End-Long Look, Great Harbour, Kingstown, Long Look Estate, Peter Island Resort, Spanish Town, the Settlement, West End, etc. The official language of the British Virgin Islands is English.
The British Virgin Islands is well known for its unique way of celebrating its festivals like the BVI Spring Regatta and Sailing Festival, Spanish Town Fisherman’s Jamboree, BVI Music Festival, Wreck Week, HiHo Windsurfing Competition, BVI Summer Festival, etc. Many foreigners or travelers also take part in the celebration and enjoy it.
The British Virgin Islands introduced a new four-digit postal code in October 2006 which has six postal regions. There were more than 6 post offices and 6 postal codes in the British Virgin Islands. Its territory is divided into five administrative districts and nine electoral divisions. At first, there was so much controversy over the places which were registered under the postal code office, but then slowly every region in the British Virgin Islands got its postal codes. The postal code is segregated in such a way that each of the postal codes is different.
The British Virgin Islands has a total land area of 153 km2, which comes to around a total 59 mi2. The entire British Virgin Islands was divided into five districts. The names of the districts in the British Virgin Islands are Tortola, Jost Van Dyke, Virgin Gorda, Anegada, and Cays.
The British Virgin Islands has a total water area of 1.6%. There are 22 important lakes and five dams playing a significant role and helping in mobilizing 70% of surface waters. These lakes and dams have international tourism importance. The major sources of water include groundwater, lakes, rainwater, rivers, snow, soil moisture springs, streams, water, waterfall, wetlands, etc. Many other lakes are small in area and contain a minimum volume of water. Most of these lakes are freshwater lakes and very few are salt lakes.
There are 47 mountains in the British Virgin Islands. The highest peak and most prominent is Mount Sage which is about 521 meters (1,709 feet) in the British Virgin Islands. The other prominent mountains are Beasli Hill, Roach Hill, Man O War Hill, Saddle Hill, Seville Hill, Spring Hill, Majohnny Hill, Mine Hill, Dovers Hill, etc.
|Anegada||Anegada , Pelikan , The Settlement||VG1140|
|Jost Van Dyke||Great Tobago , Jost Van Dyke , Little Jost Van Dyke , Little Tobago||VG1160|
Cockroach Island , Cooper Island , Deadman's Chest ,
Ginger Island , Norman Island , Peter Island , Salt Island , The Dog
Beef Island , Frenchmans Cay , Great Camano , Great Thatch ,
Guana Island ,
Little Thatch , Marina Cay , Road Town , Scrub Island , The Camanoes , Tortola
Fallen Jerusalem , Mosquito Island , Necker Island , Prickly Pear ,
Saba Rock , Spanish Town , The Blinders , The White Horse , Virgin Gorda
|British Virgin Island PostalCode|
|Postcode type and position||
According to the most recent information, the British Virgin Island Post has developed a
new postcode coming into effect on October 2006.
The new postcode is composed by 4 digits to the right of the locality name and preceded by “VG”.
Mr. W.D. Smith
P.O. Box 787
#10 Road Town
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS
XX -- (First two digit) ---> represents the Postal Region.
XX-- (Last two digit) --->represent the post office or delivery area.
Each administrative division maintains its postal code for mail delivery purposes. Having the correct code is essential to your mail delivery. The official name of the British Virgin Islands postal service is named The BVI Post.
It introduced a new postal code in October 2006. There are six postal regions or zones in the British Virgin Islands. The total number of post offices in the British Virgin Islands is 284 postal codes.
British Virgin Islands uses 4 digit numeric postal codes system preceded by VG used on October 2006 which the first two digits and the last two digits have different indications which are shown below;
Mr. W.D. Smith (addressee)
P.O. Box 787 (P.O. Box number)
#10 Road Town (building number + thoroughfare)
TORTOLA VG1110 (post town + postcode)
BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS(country)