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Discover Road Town in British Virgin Islands

Road Town in the region of British Virgin Islands (general) with its 8,449 habitants is a town located in British Virgin Islands and is the capital of this country.

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Local time in Road Town is now 10:14 AM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " America/Tortola " with a UTC offset of -4 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Fort-de-France, The Valley, Basseterre, Roseau, and St. John's. When in this area, you might want to check out Fort-de-France . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Road Town ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


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Interesting facts about this location

Fort Burt

Fort Burt is a colonial fort that was erected on the southwest edge of Road Town, Tortola in the British Virgin Islands above Road Reef Marina. The site is now a hotel and restaurant of the same name, and relatively little of the original structure remains. However, one of the original cannons has survived and stands on the veranda of the hotel, vigilantly looking over the harbour.

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Located at 18.41 -64.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Former buildings and structures of the British Virgin Islands, Forts in the British Virgin Islands, History of the British Virgin Islands

Fort Charlotte, Tortola

Fort Charlotte is a fort built on Harrigan's Hill (above Macnamara), Tortola, British Virgin Islands. The fort was named after Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, who was the wife of King George III. The fort was built by the British Royal Engineers in 1794 at an elevation of approximately 947 feet over Road Town. However, it was constructed on top of an earlier wooden stockade believed to have been originally erected by the privateer Joost van Dyk to act as a lookout post.

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Located at 18.41 -64.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Former buildings and structures of the British Virgin Islands, Forts in the British Virgin Islands, History of the British Virgin Islands, Ruins in the British Virgin Islands

A.O. Shirley Recreation Ground

The A.O. Shirley Recreation Ground is a multi-use stadium in Road Town, British Virgin Islands. It is currently used mostly for football matches and usually hosts the British Virgin Islands national football team's games. The stadium holds 3,000 people. The ground has also been used as a venue for cricket matches, with the first recorded cricket match played there in 1988 between a Combined Virgin Islands and Nevis.

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Located at 18.43 -64.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Cricket grounds in the West Indies, Football venues in the British Virgin Islands, National stadiums

Fort George, Tortola

Fort George is a colonial fort which was erected on the northeast edge of Road Town, Tortola in the British Virgin Islands above Baugher's Bay. The site is now a ruin. The original structure is believed by some to have been built at an unascertained date by the original Dutch settlers of the islands to protect slave pens that were built in Port Purcell below.

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Located at 18.43 -64.61 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Former buildings and structures of the British Virgin Islands, Forts in the British Virgin Islands, History of the British Virgin Islands, Ruins in the British Virgin Islands

Road Town

Road Town, located on Tortola, is the capital of the British Virgin Islands. It is situated on the horseshoe-shaped Road Harbour in the centre of the island's south coast. The population was about 9,400 in 2004. The name is derived from the nautical term "the roads", a place less sheltered than a harbour but which ships can easily get to.

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Located at 18.43 -64.62 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: British capitals, Capitals in North America, Capitals in the Caribbean, Populated places in the British Virgin Islands