Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands

Coordinates: 17°45′N 64°45′W / 17.750°N 64.750°W / 17.750; -64.750
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Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands
Nickname: Twin City
LocationCaribbean Sea
Coordinates17°45′N 64°45′W / 17.750°N 64.750°W / 17.750; -64.750
ArchipelagoVirgin Islands, Leeward Islands
Total islands1
Area82.88 sq mi (214.7 km2)
Length28 mi (45 km)
Width7 mi (11 km)
Highest elevation1,165 ft (355.1 m)
Highest pointMount Eagle
United States
Insular area United States Virgin Islands
DistrictSaint Croix
Largest settlementChristiansted (pop. 3,000)
Pop. density279.46/km2 (723.8/sq mi)
Ethnic groupsAfro-Caribbean, Puerto Rican, Caucasian

Saint Croix (pronounced /ˌseɪnt ˈkrɔɪ/; Spanish: Santa Cruz; Dutch: Sint-Kruis) is an island in the Caribbean Sea. It is a county and a district of the United States Virgin Islands. It is the largest of the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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