Area: 153 sq km
An archipelago of 60 coralline and volcanic islands, of which 15 are inhabited. The most northeastern of the Leeward Islands.
Population: 23,276 Annual Growth: 1.12%
Capital: Road Town
Official language: English Languages: 2 All languages
Largest Religion: Christian
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Tourism combined with offshore finance bring both large numbers of wealthy pleasure-seeking visitors and illegal (and too often undesirable) immigrants, with the inevitable moral impact on island life. Pray for local Christians and for their witness to both tourists and immigrants.
This Paradise is one of the most beautiful in the world, yet vice has a strong grip. Most of the population profess Christianity, and church attendance is high, but the fruit of faith is not in evidence. Pray for Christian lifestyles to be in accordance with confession.
For an additional Challenge for Prayer see Operation World book, CD-ROM, or DVD-ROM.
The Operation World book, CD-ROM, and DVD-ROM provide far more information and fuel for prayer for the people of British Virgin Islands.