St. Thomas: Almanac
|Official Names: St. Thomas.
Capital: Charlotte Amalie.
Languages: English is the native language spoken by Virgin Islands residents, enhanced with a charming lilt called "calypso".
Total Area: 32 sq mi/83 sq km (13 miles long by 3 miles wide)
Climate: Average yearly temperature is 81° F. From September thru January expect some brief rainfall with an average annual rainfall of 45 inches.
Government: The United States Virgin Islands is an official American territory governed by U.S. laws, the USVI has one non-voting delegate to the United States House of Representatives.
Currency: U.S. dollar.
Time Zone: Standard time zone: UTC/GMT -4 hours.
Telecommunications: Local area code is 340.
Mail: Mail is delivered via U.S. mail services with the same postage rates.
Electricity: 110 volts AC.