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British Virgin Islands
- Population: 28,200 (2010 census)
- Land area: 153 km²
- Exclusive economic zone: 80,117 km²
Listing as a Non-Self-Governing Territory
The British Virgin Islands has been on the United Nations list of Non-Self-Governing Territories since 1946, following the transmission of information on the Leeward Islands (which had included the British Virgin Islands) by the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland under Article 73 e of the Charter of the United Nations.
- See General Assembly resolution 66 (I) of 14 December 1946
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
United Nations-related action
The General Assembly adopts on an annual basis a resolution on the British Virgin Islands. Please visit the Documents page for past General Assembly resolutions on British Virgin Islands from 2008.
United Nations Secretariat annual working papers on British Virgin Islands issued since 2008 are also available on the Documents page.
(Last updated: 15 May 2019)