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Location: Territory of the United States, islands located between the Caribbean Sea and the north Atlantic Ocean, east of Puerto Rico
Population: 97,229 (1995 estimate)
Capital: Charlotte Amalie
Comparative area: Slightly less than twice the size of Washington, D.C.
Religions: Baptist 42 percent, Roman Catholic 34 percent, Episcopalian 17 percent, other 7 percent
Landscape: Mostly hilly to rugged and mountainous with little level land; consists of St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas islands, along with many nearby islets
Recognized by International Olympic Committee: 1967

Source: Knight-Ridder/Tribune

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